Meaning of APPRECIATE in English

APPRECIATE

verb

1

BAD : I don't appreciate magazines or newspapers that have been censored.

GOOD : I don't like magazines or newspapers that have been censored.

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appreciate = like or enjoy something because you have studied it and understand the value of it: 'I've never appreciated modern art.' 'It was during my years in Paris that I learned to appreciate good wine.'

2

BAD : I would greatly appreciate if you could send me Ray's address.

GOOD : I would greatly appreciate it if you could send me Ray's address.

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See also GRANTED (↑ granted )

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