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@ pri shi eIt

transitive verb
definition 1:  to perceive and acknowledge the worth of; value.
example:  We especially appreciate spring after a very cold winter.
example:  Kids tend to appreciate their parents much more when they become parents themselves.

definition 2:  to understand and be very conscious of.
example:  I appreciate the difficulty of your situation, but there’s little I can do to help.

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