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Related to appellee: writ of certiorari
One against whom an appeal is taken.
[French appelé, from Old French apele, from past participle of apeler, to appeal; see appeal.]
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(Law) law a person who is accused or appealed against
[C16: from Old French apele summoned; see appeal]
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the defendant in an appellate proceeding.
[1525–35; < Anglo-French, Old French]
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n (Jur) → Revisionsbeklagte(r) mf, → Revisionsgegner(in) m(f)
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