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ap·pel·lant

 (ə-pĕl′ənt)
n.
One who appeals a court decision.

[Middle English, one who makes a charge in court, plaintiff, from Old French apelant, from present participle of apeler, to appeal; see appeal.]

appellant

(əˈpɛlənt)
n
1. a person who appeals
2. (Law) law the party who appeals to a higher court from the decision of a lower tribunal
adj
(Law) law another word for appellate
[C14: from Old French; see appeal]

ap•pel•lant

(əˈpɛl ənt)

n.
1. a person who appeals, as to a higher tribunal.
adj.
2. of or characteristic of an appeal; appellate.
[1400–50; late Middle English appellaunt < Anglo-French; Old French apelant, present participle of apeler; see appeal]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.appellant - the party who appeals a decision of a lower courtappellant - the party who appeals a decision of a lower court
litigant, litigator - (law) a party to a lawsuit; someone involved in litigation; "plaintiffs and defendants are both litigants"
Adj.1.appellant - of or relating to or taking account of appeals (usually legal appeals)appellant - of or relating to or taking account of appeals (usually legal appeals); "appellate court"
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"

appellant

noun
One that asks a higher authority for something, as a favor or redress:
Translations
apelant

appellant

[əˈpelənt] Napelante mf

appellant

[əˈpɛlənt] nappelant(e) m/fappellate court [əˈpɛlɪtˈkɔːrt] n (US)cour f d'appel

appellant

n (Jur) → Berufungskläger(in) m(f)
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Such appellants, unsupported by money, interest, or power, seldom make out a very strong case for reparation of any sort, in this righteous world of ours, and had it not been for the goodness of the dauphine it is probable that the vicomtesse and her grand-daughter would have been reduced to downright beggary.
And the Grand Master appoints the appellant to appear there by her champion, on pain of doom, as a person convicted of sorcery or seduction; and also the defendant so to appear, under the penalty of being held and adjudged recreant in case of default; and the noble Lord and most reverend Father aforesaid appointed the battle to be done in his own presence, and according to all that is commendable and profitable in such a case.
The dread day, then, having arrived, and the duke having ordered a spacious stand to be erected facing the court of the castle for the judges of the field and the appellant duennas, mother and daughter, vast crowds flocked from all the villages and hamlets of the neighbourhood to see the novel spectacle of the battle; nobody, dead or alive, in those parts having ever seen or heard of such a one.
popular author's contemporaries, the appellant being his obscure
In response to other questions of Mahmood Ahmad Qazi and Jalil Ur Rehman, Junaid Jabbar Khan and Rabia ,Justice Hafiz Tariq quoting the Supreme Court judgement said that such personal grievances of deceased appellants like absorption and repatriation, in such cases, the legal heirs can not become party.
Appellants argued that the record did not support the district court's finding that the property was "valuable only as agricultural land," and that the Appraiser's credibility was damaged by her lack of knowledge and experience in appraising the value of property with wetland mitigation bank potential.
The more recent brief argues that the appellants are likely to succeed on the merits of their First Amendment claim because the final rules compel speech that does not advance a substantial governmental interest and are more extensive than necessary to serve any government interest.
Given the confusion, the legislature has undertaken to clarify the process and give guidance to both appellants and the courts by amending the planning board appeal statute.
The appellants submit that they are entitled to fundamental rights guaranteed under the Constitution.
Rupert Sydenham, from Hogan Lovells solicitors which represented 11 of the latest appellants, said they were "extremely disappointed" by the verdict.
The terms of reference of this board include examining any new or additional information or evidence provided by the appellants who have lodged an appeal against the Inter-departmental Working Group's decisions or the relevant departments, and to consider the relevance of and the weight to be given to such information and evidence.
Concerning the case of the murder of two policemen Kashif Ahmed Mandhour and Mohammed Farouq Abdul Samad for which the Lower National Safety Court inflicted the death penalty on four defendants and sentenced three others to life imprisonment, the lawyers of five appellants insisted that their clients were innocent and requested the court to acquit them.