appeal

The Correct spelling is: appeal

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  • n.
    1. An earnest or urgent request, entreaty, or supplication.
    2. A resort to a higher authority or greater power, as for sanction, corroboration, or a decision: an appeal to reason; an appeal to her listener's sympathy.
    3. Law.
      1. The transfer of a case from a lower to a higher court for a new hearing.
      2. A case so transferred.
      3. A request for a new hearing.
    4. The power of attracting or of arousing interest: a city with special appeal for museumgoers.

    v., -pealed, -peal·ing, -peals.

    v.intr.
    1. To make an earnest or urgent request, as for help.
    2. To have recourse, as for corroboration; resort: I appeal to your sense of justice.
    3. Law. To make or apply for an appeal.
    4. To be attractive or interesting: The idea didn't appeal to me.
    v.tr. Law.

    To transfer or apply to transfer (a case) to a higher court for rehearing.

    [Middle English apel, from Old French, from apeler, to appeal, from Latin appellāre, to entreat.]

    appealability ap·peal'a·bil'i·ty n.
    appealable ap·peal'a·ble adj.
    appealer ap·peal'er n.


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