Pertaining to appeals; having cognizance of appeals. Party appellate, the party appealed against.
- Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914. (adjective) (adj.) (adjective)
Relating to appeals; as, an appellate court.
- The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919. (adjective) (adj.) (adjective)
Relating to appeals.
- The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899. (adjective) (adj.) (adjective)

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During the year 1905 the district attorney of New York County defended forty- seven appeals from convictions in criminal cases in the Appellate Division.
- Courts and Criminals by Arthur Train
Henry acknowledged occasional appellate authority of the pope, but expected his clergy to elect bishops of his choice.
- Our Legal Heritage, 4th Ed. by S. A. Reilly
It is generally believed that appellate courts are prone to reverse criminal cases on purely technical grounds.
- Courts and Criminals by Arthur Train