Definition of "appellee"
  1. A party in a lawsuit who has won at the trial court level or on a first appeal and is challenged by the losing party, or appellant in an additional appeal
How to use "appellee" in a sentence
  1. The appellee made a strong argument to uphold the lower court's decision.
  2. Her role as an appellee was to counter the appeal by the opposing party.
  3. As the appellee in the lawsuit, he sought to defend the original verdict.

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