Definition of court of appeal noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    court of appeal

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  1. 1(pl. courts of appeal) a court that people can go to in order to try and change decisions that have been made by a lower court There is a right of appeal to the court of appeal. see also appellate court
  2. 2Court of Appeal [singular] (British English) the highest court in Britain (apart from the Supreme Court), that can change decisions made by a lower court The Court of Appeal dismissed the defendant’s appeal.
  3. 3Court of Appeals [countable] (US English) one of the courts in the US that can change decisions made by a lower court

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