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appellate (adj.)

"pertaining to appeals," 1726, from Latin appellatus, past participle of appellare "appeal to" (see appeal (v.)).

updated on January 30, 2017

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Definitions of appellate from WordNet

appellate (adj.)
of or relating to or taking account of appeals (usually legal appeals);
appellate court
Synonyms: appellant
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