Legal Dictionary

appellant

Legal Definition of appellant

  1. Person who appeals to a higher court

Definition of appellant

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA: /əˈpɛln̩t/ SAMPA: /@"pEln=t/

Adjective

appellant (comparative more appellant, superlative most appellant)

  1. (law) of or relating to appeals

Noun

appellant (plural appellants)

  1. (law) a litigant or party that is making an appeal in court.

    The appellant made her submissions to the court

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