court of appeals

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court of appeals (US) noun
or chiefly British court of appeal
plural courts of appeals
court of appeals (US)
noun
or chiefly British court of appeal
plural courts of appeals
Learner's definition of COURT OF APPEALS
[count] law
: a court that studies the decisions made by a lower court and decides if they were correct
called also (US) appeals court, (chiefly British) appeal court
Court of Appeals US : any one of 13 courts in the U.S. below the Supreme Court
Court of Appeal British : the highest court in Britain below the House of Lords
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