Definition of "appellate"
  1. Connected to or dealing with the authority to review and reverse the decisions of lower courts
How to use "appellate" in a sentence
  1. The appellate court reversed the lower court's ruling after identifying errors in its judgment.
  2. The defendant exhausted all of his appellate rights, leaving him with no other option but to accept the decision.
  3. The lawyer’s job is to prepare for the appellate process should the initial judgment be unfavorable.

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