appellate court

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appellate court

A court that is authorized to hear appeals and review decisions made by other courts.
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Noun1.appellate court - a court whose jurisdiction is to review decisions of lower courts or agenciesappellate court - a court whose jurisdiction is to review decisions of lower courts or agencies
court, judicature, tribunal - an assembly (including one or more judges) to conduct judicial business
circuit court of appeals - one of the twelve federal United States courts of appeals that cover a group of states known as a `circuit'
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appellate court

[əˈpɛlɪt ˌkɔːt] n (Law) → corte f d'appello
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An appellate court which reverses the judgment of a
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