Meaning of “appellate” in the English Dictionary

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"appellate" in American English

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appellateadjective [ not gradable ]

us /əˈpel·ət/

involving an attempt to get a legal decision changed:

The mistrial ruling was upheld in 2007 by a state appellate court.

(Definition of “appellate” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"appellate" in Business English

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appellateadjective [ before noun ]

uk /əˈpelɪt/ us

LAW relating to the appeals process (= the process of changing earlier court decisions):

The judge's decision is being reviewed by an appellate court.
an appellate judge/lawyer
an appellate decision/ruling

(Definition of “appellate” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)