under appeal

Definition of under appeal

  1. :  being reviewed by a higher court The case is currently under appeal.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  in or into a position below or beneath something

    :  below or short of some quantity, level, or limit

    :  in or into a condition of subjection, subordination, or unconsciousness

  1. :  below or beneath so as to be overhung, surmounted, covered, protected, or concealed by

    :  subject to the authority, control, guidance, or instruction of

    :  receiving or undergoing the action or effect of

  1. :  lower in rank or authority :  subordinate

  1. :  a legal proceeding by which a case is brought before a higher court for review of the decision of a lower court

    :  an application (as to a recognized authority) for corroboration, vindication, or decision

    :  an earnest plea :  entreaty

  1. :  to arouse a sympathetic response

    :  to make an earnest request

    :  to take a lower court's decision to a higher court for review

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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