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appeal

noun
 
 
/əˈpiːl/
REQUEST [C] a request to the public for money, information, or help: The appeal raised over £2 million for AIDS research.Making appeals and requests
QUALITY [U] B2 the quality in someone or something that makes them attractive or enjoyable: I've never understood the appeal of skiing.Attracting and temptingAttractiveSexual attraction
LAW [C] a request to a court of law to change a previous legal decision: He won his appeal against his jail sentence.Court cases, orders and decisionsMaking appeals and requests
(Definition of appeal noun from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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