un·​ap·​peal·​able ˌən-ə-ˈpē-lə-bəl How to pronounce unappealable (audio)
: not appealable : not subject to appeal

Examples of unappealable in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Many large companies require employees to take claims of labor-law violations to arbitrators, whose decisions are virtually unappealable. Bob Egelko, San Francisco Chronicle, 6 Dec. 2022 Arbitrators’ decisions are virtually unappealable, and their findings usually favor employers, their frequent customers. Bob Egelko, San Francisco Chronicle, 15 Mar. 2022 Arbitrators’ rulings are virtually unappealable, and work contracts generally require employees to arbitrate their claims individually, rather than collectively with other workers. Bob Egelko, SFChronicle.com, 11 Feb. 2020 The bill would allow an unappealable tribunal to assign damages of up to $30,000, or nearly half the income of the average American household. Marc Schneider, Billboard, 18 July 2019 At various points, the constitution expresses that the commissioner has final, unappealable authority over matters impacting the league. Michael McCann, SI.com, 24 June 2019 These become final, generally unappealable judgments that dictate the interest rates that consumers pay on mortgages, car loans and anything else that requires borrowing. Ron Lieber, New York Times, 22 Sep. 2017 This takes the power away from the mayor's lawyers; in all but the rarest of cases, the arbitrator's decisions are unappealable. Maya Dukmasova, Chicago Reader, 28 July 2017 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1635, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of unappealable was in 1635

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“Unappealable.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unappealable. Accessed 3 Mar. 2024.

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