- appellate court
- [[t]əpe̱lɪt kɔ͟ː(r)t[/t]]
appellate courtsN-COUNTIn the United States, an appellate court is a special court where people who have been convicted of a crime can appeal against their conviction. [AM](in BRIT, use court of appeal)
A racially mixed jury in Miami convicted Lozano of manslaughter, but an appellate court overturned the convictions.
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appellate court — UK [əˌpelət ˈkɔː(r)t] / US [əˌpelət ˈkɔrt] noun [countable] Word forms appellate court : singular appellate court plural appellate courts a court of law that can change the decision made in other courts … English dictionary
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appellate court — ap|pel|late court [əˌpelət ˈko:t US ˈko:rt] n [Date: 1800 1900; Origin: appellate 1700 1800 Latin, past participle of appellare; APPEAL2] a court in which people ↑appeal against decisions made in other courts of law … Dictionary of contemporary English
appellate court — noun a court whose jurisdiction is to review decisions of lower courts or agencies • Syn: ↑appeals court, ↑court of appeals • Hypernyms: ↑court, ↑tribunal, ↑judicature • Hyponyms: ↑ … Useful english dictionary
appellate court — /əˈpɛlət kɔt/ (say uh peluht kawt) noun Law a court having the power to hear appeals and review decisions made in another court. Also, court of appeal … Australian English dictionary
appellate court — ap|pel|late court [ ə,pelət kɔrt ] noun count a court of law that can change the decision made in other courts … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
appellate court — noun A court having jurisdiction to hear appeals and review a lower courts decisions … Wiktionary