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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Capable of or showing appreciation.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Showing appreciation or gratitude.
  • adj. Capable of showing appreciation.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Having or showing a just or ready appreciation or perception.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Capable of appreciating; manifesting due appreciation: as, an appreciative audience.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. feeling or expressive of gratitude
  • adj. having or showing appreciation or a favorable critical judgment or opinion

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