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1appealˈpiːl/noun
pluralappeals
1appeal
ˈpiːl/
noun
pluralappeals
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.
   b  : 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
   c  : 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
2appealˈpiːl/verb
appealsappealedappealing
2appeal
ˈpiːl/
verb
appealsappealedappealing
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
   b  : 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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