appeals court

appeals court
ap'peals .court
a court of law in some countries which deals with cases when people are not satisfied with the judgement given by a lower court
a ruling by a US federal appeals court

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.

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  • Court of Appeals (disambiguation) — Court of Appeals may refer to:In Israel: *Military Court of AppealsIn the Philippines: *Philippine Court of AppealsIn Turkey: *High Court of Appeals of TurkeyIn the United States of America: *United States court of appeals *United States Court of …   Wikipedia

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