General English


  • noun the act of valuing something highly


  • An increase in the value of an asset over a given period of time. The value of an asset may grow for a number of reasons, including increased demand or a change in interest rates. In forex trading, a currency may appreciate as a result of changes in the exchange rate.

Health Economics

  • (written as Appreciation)
    An increase in the value of an asset or exchange rate. It may occur as the result of inflation or real factors such as increased productivity or greater demand.


  • noun a systematic decision-making process involving a careful examination of all the factors involved, the identification of all the available options, and finally, the selection of the most suitable option as the basis for a plan