appreciation · noun U /əˌpriː.ʃiˈeɪ.ʃən/
Adjectives: appreciable, appreciative
B2 when you understand how good something or someone is and are able to enjoy them
You've done so much to help us so, to show our appreciation, we've bought you a little gift.
The crowd cheered in appreciation.
Children rarely show any appreciation of/for what their parents do for them.
My appreciation of art has increased as I've got older.
To show our appreciation, we would also like to invite you to dinner afterwards at the Red Baron. (First Certificate in English; B2; Swedish)