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Appellate – Legal Terms in English in Context

Definition of Appellate in English in real or authentic context with illustration for law students or advanced English learners

/əˈpelət/ (adj)


dealing with appeals in a court of law and having the power to review and adjudicate the judgment of another tribunal, empowered to review judicial decisions


Appellate courts, also known as the court of appeals, are the part of the American judicial system that is responsible for hearing and reviewing appeals from legal cases that have already been heard in a trial-level or other lower court.


Parts of speech

Noun: appellee

Noun: appellant

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