• (British, America) IPA: /əˈpɛlət/

appellate (not comparable)

  1. That can be (legally) appealed to, especially of a court that hears appeals of decisions by a lower court.
    • 2002, Colin Jones (historian), The Great Nation, Penguin 2003, p. 228:
      In this game of bluff and counter-bluff, the parlementaires calculated that their absence – which entailed much of the country being without an appellate jurisdiction – would force the government to treat for terms.
  • Portuguese: apelado, apelatório
  • Russian: апелляцио́нный

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