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a person who appeals a court decision
Not to be confused with:
appellate – the power to review and decide appeals, as a court
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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.]
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1. a person who appeals
2. (Law) law the party who appeals to a higher court from the decision of a lower tribunal
(Law) law another word for appellate
[C14: from Old French; see appeal]
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
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]
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|Noun||1.||appellant - the party who appeals a decision of a lower court|
|Adj.||1.||appellant - of or relating to or taking account of appeals (usually legal appeals); "appellate court"|
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appellant[əˈpelənt] N → apelante mf
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n (Jur) → Berufungskläger(in) m(f)
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