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1 appeal ˈpiːl/ noun
plural appeals
1 appeal
ˈpiːl/
noun
plural appeals
Learner's definition of APPEAL
[noncount] : a quality that causes people to like someone or something
see also sex appeal
[count]
: a serious request for help, support, etc.
: an attempt to make someone do or accept something as right or proper by saying things that are directed at a person's feelings, attitudes, etc. + to
: an organized effort to raise money
: a process in which a decision is studied and accepted or rejected by a higher court or by someone in authority
[count]
[noncount]
see also court of appeals
2 appeal ˈpiːl/ verb
appeals; appealed; appealing
2 appeal
ˈpiːl/
verb
appeals; appealed; appealing
Learner's definition of APPEAL
[no object] : to be liked by someone : to be pleasing or attractive to someone
[no object]
: to ask for something (such as help or support) in a serious way
: to try to make someone do or accept something as right or proper by saying things that are directed at a person's feelings, attitudes, etc. + to
: to make a formal request for a higher court or for someone in authority to review and change a decision
[no object]
[+ object]
(US)
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