Of or relating to the review of a decision of a lower court by a higher court. [Latin appellātus, past participle of appellāre, to entreat; see appeal.] American ...
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(Especially of a court) concerned with or dealing with applications fo.... Meaning, pronunciation and example sentences, English to English reference content.
In the federal system, the circuit courts have
ap•pel•late /əˈpɛlɪt/USA pronunciation adj. [before a noun]. Lawof or relating to appeals in court. Law(of a court) having the authority to review and decide ...
Law relating to or having jurisdiction to review appeals: an