appellee

noun
ap·​pel·​lee | \ ˌa-pə-ˈlē How to pronounce appellee (audio) \

Definition of appellee

: one against whom an appeal is taken

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What the appellees and dissent seek is an unprecedented expansion of judicial power. WSJ, "Notable & Quotable: Chief Justice Roberts in Rucho v. Common Cause," 27 June 2019

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1531, in the meaning defined above

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appellee

noun
ap·​pel·​lee | \ ˌa-pə-ˈlē How to pronounce appellee (audio) \

Legal Definition of appellee

: the party to an appeal arguing that the lower court's judgment was correct and should stand — compare appellant

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