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appellee

[ap-uh-lee] /ˌæp əˈli/
noun, Law.
1.
the defendant or respondent in an appellate proceeding.
Origin of appellee
1525-1535
1525-35; < Anglo-French, Old French apelé, past participle of apeler to appeal; see -ee
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appellee

/ˌæpɛˈliː/
noun
1.
(law) a person who is accused or appealed against
Word Origin
C16: from Old French apele summoned; see appeal
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Word Origin and History for appellee
n.

1530s, from Anglo-French (late 14c.), from Old French apelé (Modern French appelé) "accused, defendant," noun use of past participle of appeler "to call, address;" see appeal + -ee.

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