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  • appeal — ap·peal 1 /ə pēl/ n [Old French apel, from apeler to call, accuse, appeal, from Latin appellare]: a proceeding in which a case is brought before a higher court for review of a lower court s judgment for the purpose of convincing the higher court… …   Law dictionary

  • appeal — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. entreaty, plea, begging, petition; resort; attractiveness, attraction. See request, lawsuit. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [A plea] Syn. request, plea, bid, claim, suit, submission, solicitation, petition,… …   English dictionary for students

  • ap|peal´er — ap|peal «uh PEEL», verb, noun. –v.i. 1. to ask earnestly; make an earnest request (to or for); ask for help or sympathy: »The children appealed to their mother to know what to do on a rainy day. I appeal to you to support the Girl Scouts drive… …   Useful english dictionary

  • ap|peal´a|ble — ap|peal «uh PEEL», verb, noun. –v.i. 1. to ask earnestly; make an earnest request (to or for); ask for help or sympathy: »The children appealed to their mother to know what to do on a rainy day. I appeal to you to support the Girl Scouts drive… …   Useful english dictionary

  • ap|peal — «uh PEEL», verb, noun. –v.i. 1. to ask earnestly; make an earnest request (to or for); ask for help or sympathy: »The children appealed to their mother to know what to do on a rainy day. I appeal to you to support the Girl Scouts drive for funds …   Useful english dictionary

  • Talbot Street bomb-making haul — On 28 September 2006 two men were arrested in the north of England and charged under the Explosive Substances Act 1883 for the possession of rocket launchers and a large haul of explosives making chemicals. The case went virtually unreported in… …   Wikipedia

  • go — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) v. i. go away, leave, depart, withdraw, retire, exit; vanish, disappear, evaporate, evanesce; operate, work, run, function, succeed; proceed, pass; wend, stir; extend, reach; elapse, pass; wither, fade,… …   English dictionary for students

  • Bridgewater Four — The Bridgewater Four was the collective name given to the quartet of men who were tried and found guilty of killing teenage paper boy Carl Bridgewater (January 2 1965 September 19 1978). He was shot in the head at close range. After 18 years… …   Wikipedia

  • Supreme court — For specific national supreme courts, see List of national supreme courts. A supreme court is the highest court within the hierarchy of many legal jurisdictions. Other descriptions for such courts include court of last resort, instance court,… …   Wikipedia

  • Conviction of Michael Shields — For other uses, see Michael Shields (disambiguation). The conviction of Liverpool F.C. supporter Michael Shields resulted from the attempted murder of Bulgarian citizen, Martin Georgiev on May 30, 2005 with a stone in the Black Sea resort of… …   Wikipedia


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