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appellant

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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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.]
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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]
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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]
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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"
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appellant

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

appellant

[əˈpelənt] Napelante mf
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appellant

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

n (Jur) → Berufungskläger(in) m(f)
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References in classic literature ?
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.
* Essoine signifies excuse, and here relates to the appellant's
And the gage having been delivered to the noble Lord and Knight, Brian de Bois-Guilbert, of the Holy Order of the Temple of Zion, he was appointed to do this battle, in behalf of his Order and himself, as injured and impaired by the practices of the appellant. Wherefore the most reverend Father and puissant Lord, Lucas Marquis of Beaumanoir, did allow of the said challenge, and of the said essoine of the appellant's body, and assigned the third day for the said combat, the place being the enclosure called the lists of Saint George, near to the Preceptory of Templestowe.
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.
An appellate court which reverses the judgment of a popular author's contemporaries, the appellant being his obscure competitor.
The appellants, Kalu Kalu, Labaran Ismail and Hassy El-Kuris had prayed the Apex Court to nullify the candidacy of President Buhari in the presidential election over allegations of perjury.
KARACHI -- The Sindh High Court on Friday asked the lawyer for appellants and a deputy attorney general to advance their arguments on Sept 17 on the maintainability of appeals of convicts in the Safoora Goth bus carnage and murder of prominent social activist Sabeen Mahmud.
Respondents brought claims against appellants for malpractice, consumer fraud, and breach of contract arising out of appellants' legal representation of them in immigration matters and won monetary judgments at trial.
She ruled that information released through a media statement and through media interviews by the attorney general in August and September last year did not amount to Gopal Sri Ram being involved in investigations as alleged by the appellants.
21 and 22 - - - General Regulations, RegIns.2(A)(1)(d), 2(A)(1)(i) and 36(c) Unlawful withdrawal of shares by the appellant company from the sub-accounts of its clients, and depositing of such share without permission of the account holders--Failure of appellants to fully cooperate with Enquiry Officer--Commission received numerous complaints against the company regarding unlawful withdrawal of shares from the sub-accounts of its clients and disposing of the same without permission of account holders Company also failed to honour the award of the panel of arbitrators of Stock Exchange--Company instead of payment of award money to the complainant,
6-29-1150(D) does not limit the class of permissible appellants to only property owners.
23, 2014, appellants' minor son was placed in foster care pursuant to a protective order arising from an abuse and neglect claim.