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 Dictionary entry overview: What does appellate mean? 

APPELLATE (adjective)
  The adjective APPELLATE has 1 sense:

1. of or relating to or taking account of appeals (usually legal appeals)

  Familiarity information: APPELLATE used as an adjective is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

APPELLATE (adjective)

Sense 1appellate [BACK TO TOP]


Of or relating to or taking account of appeals (usually legal appeals)

Classified under:

Relational adjectives (pertainyms)


appellant; appellate

Context example:

appellate court

Domain category:

jurisprudence; law (the collection of rules imposed by authority)


appeal ((law) a legal proceeding in which the appellant resorts to a higher court for the purpose of obtaining a review of a lower court decision and a reversal of the lower court's judgment or the granting of a new trial)

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