appellate /əˈpɛlət/

a

I. adjective [ attrib.]

1.
[Law] (especially of a court) concerned with or dealing with applications for decisions to be reversed.

courts of appellate jurisdiction.
– origin late Middle English (originally in the sense ‘appealed against, accused’): from Latin appellatus ‘appealed against’, from the verb appellare (see appeal). The current sense dates from the mid 18th cent.

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