Meaning of “Circuit Court of Appeals” in the English Dictionary

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"Circuit Court of Appeals" in British English

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Circuit Court of Appealsnoun [ C ]

/ˌsɜː.kɪt kɔːt əv əˈpiːlz/ /ˌsɝː.kɪt kɔːrt əv əˈpiːlz/

(Definition of “Circuit Court of Appeals” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"Circuit Court of Appeals" in American English

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Circuit Court of Appealsnoun [ C ]

us /ˈsɜr·kət ˈkɔrt əv əˈpilz, ˈkoʊrt/

a court in any of eleven areas in the US in which lawyers can argue that a decision made in a lower court should be changed:

The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals refused to rule on that case.

(Definition of “Circuit Court of Appeals” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"Circuit Court of Appeals" in Business English

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Circuit Court of Appealsnoun [ C ]

uk us plural Circuit Courts of Appeals LAW

(Definition of “Circuit Court of Appeals” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)