(Especially of a court) concerned with or dealing with applications for decisions to be reversed: courts of appellate jurisdiction
More example sentences
- That question has not been determined by any ultimate appellate court in any common law country.
- It may be, of course, that the person seeking the intervention of the appellate court will be acquitted.
- The Ohio intermediate appellate court ordered a new trial on the issue of damages.
Words that rhyme with appellateHelot, prelate, zealot
For editors and proofreaders
Line breaks: ap¦pel|late
Definition of appellate in:
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.