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appellee

[ ap-uh-lee ]
/ ˌæp əˈli /
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noun Law.
the defendant or respondent in an appellate proceeding.

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Origin of appellee

1525–35; <Anglo-French, Old French apelé, past participle of apeler to appeal; see -ee
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British Dictionary definitions for appellee

appellee
/ (ˌæpɛˈliː) /

noun
law a person who is accused or appealed against

Word Origin for appellee

C16: from Old French apele summoned; see appeal
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