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appellate court


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  • n. A court having jurisdiction to hear appeals and review a lower court's decisions.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a court whose jurisdiction is to review decisions of lower courts or agencies


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  • The older tribunal was now known as the General Court, and became the appellate court of the colony, the prototype of the present Supreme Court of the State.

    The Constitutional Beginnings of North Carolina (1663-1729)

  • Now an appellate court constituted by the pope, after long inquiry and examination of witnesses, reversed and annulled the sentence pronounced by a local tribunal under Cauchon's presidency.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 8: Infamy-Lapparent

  • The federal appellate court found that claims about the important reproductive health and birth-defect-preventing benefits of folic acid had been unconstitutionally suppressed by the FDA.

    The Truth About Beauty


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