appeal against

phr verb
Appeal against is used with these nouns as the object: ↑conviction, ↑decision, ↑dismissal, ↑expulsion, ↑sentence, ↑suspension, ↑verdict

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  • appeal against — index expostulate Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • appeal against — plead against; petition for a new trial or judgement against …   English contemporary dictionary

  • appeal — The transitive use as a legal term is AmE (e.g. • The US government plans to appeal the cotton ruling, and it could be years before any penalties kick in Reason Magazine, 2004). The equivalent in BrE is appeal against • (Mr Marshall s legal… …   Modern English usage

  • appeal — ▪ I. appeal ap‧peal 1 [əˈpiːl] noun 1. [countable, uncountable] LAW an official request to a higher authority for a decision made by a court, committee etc to be changed: • The company s appeal against the assessment will be determined at the… …   Financial and business terms

  • appeal — I n. request request for review 1) to make an appeal 2) (legal) to file, lodge, make; lose; win an appeal 3) (legal) to take an appeal to a higher court 4) (also legal) to deny, dismiss, reject, throw out an appeal 5) a desperate, urgent;… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • appeal — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 attraction/interest ADJECTIVE ▪ considerable, great, growing, obvious, powerful, special, strong ▪ immediate, i …   Collocations dictionary

  • appeal — [[t]əpi͟ːl[/t]] ♦♦ appeals, appealing, appealed 1) VERB If you appeal to someone to do something, you make a serious and urgent request to them. [V to/for n to inf] Deng Xiaoping recently appealed for students to return to China... [V to n for n] …   English dictionary

  • appeal */*/*/ — I UK [əˈpiːl] / US [əˈpɪl] noun Word forms appeal : singular appeal plural appeals 1) a) [countable] an urgent request for people to give you something that you need such as help, money, or information appeal for: The police have renewed their… …   English dictionary

  • appeal — ap|peal1 [ ə pil ] verb *** 1. ) intransitive to make an urgent request for people to give you something that you need such as help, money, or information: appeal (to someone) for something: They re appealing to local businesses for sponsorship… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • appeal — ap|peal1 W1S2 [əˈpi:l] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(request)¦ 2¦(request for money)¦ 3¦(request to change decision)¦ 4¦(being attractive)¦ ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1.) ¦(REQUEST)¦ an urgent request for something important appeal for ▪ The police have issued a new ap …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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