HyperDic: appellate_court

English > 1 sense of the expression appellate court:
NOUNgroupappellate court, appeals court, court of appealsa court whose jurisdiction is to review decisions of lower courts or agencies
English > appellate court: 1 sense > noun 1, group
MeaningA court whose jurisdiction is to review decisions of lower courts or agencies.
Synonymsappeals court, court of appeals
Narrowercircuit court of appealsOne of the twelve federal United States courts of appeals that cover a group of states known as a 'circuit'
Broadercourt, tribunal, judicatureAn assembly (including one or more judges) to conduct judicial business
Spanishtribunal de apelación

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