Definition of "appellant"
  1. A party involved in a lawsuit who seeks a modification or reversal of a loss in a higher tribunal
How to use "appellant" in a sentence
  1. The appellant contested the trial court's decision by taking the matter to a higher court.
  2. The judge explained that the right to approach a superior court is reserved for the appellant.
  3. Being the appellant, he presented his case before the appellate court, hoping to overturn the previous judgment.

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