appellant [ə pel′ənt]
appellant definition by Webster's New World
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Law relating to appeals; appealing
Origin: French ; from present participle of appeler, appeal
a person who appeals, esp. to a higher court
appellant definition by American Heritage Dictionary
The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
Of or relating to a court appeal; appellate. noun
One who appeals a court decision.
Origin: Middle English, from Old French apelant, from present participle of apeler, to appeal; see appeal.
appellant - Business Definition
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The party that appeals a judicial decision.
appellant - Legal Definition
A party who appeals a court
or administrative agency’s decision. See also