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English definition of “appellant”

appellant

noun [C] /əˈpelənt/
LAW someone who appeals for a legal or official decision to be changed: The jury acquitted the appellants on the conspiracy as it was originally charged.
(Definition of appellant noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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