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    Smile Domestic cats are loved and appreciated by people

    Domestic cats are loved and appreciated by countless people around the world.


    What does appreciated mean in the above sample? Thanks.

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    Re: Domestic cats are loved and appreciated by people

    In your example appreciated meansheld in high regard, valued, cherished, etc.

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    Re: Domestic cats are loved and appreciated by people

    Quote Originally Posted by amigos4 View Post
    In your example appreciated means held in high regard, valued, cherished, etc.

    Thanks, my dear amigo, for your reply.
    As a small aside, does held in high regard mean held in high respect and respected?

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    Re: Domestic cats are loved and appreciated by people

    Yes, my little angliholic!

    Held in high regard means held in high respect and respected.

    A person who is held in high regard is a person you would want to invite to dinner!

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