Definition of appreciative adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//əˈpriːʃətɪv//
    ; NAmE NAmE//əˈpriːʃətɪv//
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  1. 1appreciative (of something) feeling or showing that you are grateful for something The company was very appreciative of my efforts.
  2. 2showing pleasure or enjoyment an appreciative audience/smile appreciative laughter/comments She watched them with an appreciative smile. The audience was highly appreciative.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: appreciative