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the power to review and decide appeals, as a court
Not to be confused with:
appellant – a person who appeals a court decision
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Of or relating to the review of a decision of a lower court by a higher court.
[Latin appellātus, past participle of appellāre, to entreat; see appeal.]
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1. (Law) of or relating to appeals
2. (Law) (of a tribunal) having jurisdiction to review cases on appeal and to reverse decisions of inferior courts
[C18: from Latin appellātus summoned, from appellāre to appeal]
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1. of or pertaining to appeals.
2. (of a court) having the authority to review and decide appeals.
[1720–30; < Latin appellātus, past participle of appellāre to appeal]
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|Adj.||1.||appellate - of or relating to or taking account of appeals (usually legal appeals); "appellate court"|
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