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Translation of apelar in English:

intransitive verb

  • 2 (invocar, recurrir a)apelar a algo/alguien
    to appeal to something/somebody
    apeló a nuestra generosidad
    she appealed to our generosity
    apeló a los secuestradores para que le devolvieran a su hijo
    he appealed to the kidnappers to release his son
    tendrás que apelar a tu diplomacia
    you'll have to call on or use all your diplomatic skills
Example sentences
  • Por ese motivo, Cerro Verde ha apelado ante el Tribunal Fiscal.
  • En esos casos, el periodista apela al secreto profesional.
  • La publicidad casi siempre apela a malas artes para llamar nuestra atención.
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