Definition of court of appeals in English:

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court of appeals

noun

US A court to which appeals are taken in a federal circuit or a state.
Example sentences
  • Anyone can file a complaint for judicial misconduct with the clerk of the federal court of appeals for the circuit in which a given judge sits.
  • Last week, the federal court of appeals for the Sixth Circuit added one more piece to an already confusing puzzle.
  • After graduation he went on to a clerkship on the federal court of appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, and there he found vindication.

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Syllabification: court of ap·peals

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