court of appeal(s)
1) Any court (state or federal) that hears appeals from trial courts or lower appeals courts.
2) The intermediate courts in most jurisdictions — that is the courts positioned between trial courts and the courts of last appeal (usually the supreme court).
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  • Court of Appeal — an English court. It comprises a Civil Division and a Criminal Division and hears most appeals in England. It is a central court, and cases come from all over the country. The Master of the Rolls heads up the Civil Division; the Lord Chief… …   Law dictionary

  • court of appeal — courts of appeal N COUNT A court of appeal is a court which deals with appeals against legal judgements. The case is being referred to the Court of Appeal. (in AM, usually use court of appeals) …   English dictionary

  • court of appeal — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms court of appeal : singular court of appeal plural courts of appeal a court of law that holds appeals (= cases that are judged again because someone was not satisfied with the original judgment) …   English dictionary

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  • Court of Appeal — Court of Ap peal n [singular] the highest law court in Britain apart from the ↑House of Lords …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • court of appeal — court that rehears a legal case …   English contemporary dictionary

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  • Court of Appeal — noun 1. (in NSW) a court exercising the Supreme Court s appellate jurisdiction in civil matters. 2. (in Britain) the second highest appellate court (after the House of Lords), forming part of the Supreme Court of Judicature. 3. (in NZ) a court to …   Australian English dictionary

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