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appeal
  • noun
    A serious or urgent request, typically one made to the public. (his mother made an appeal for the return of the ring)
    An application to a higher court for a decision to be reversed. (he has 28 days in which to lodge an appeal)
    The quality of being attractive or interesting. (the popular appeal of football)
    verb
    Make a serious or urgent request, typically to the public. (police are appealing for information about the incident)
    Apply to a higher court for a reversal of the decision of a lower court. (he said he would appeal against the conviction)
    Be attractive or interesting. (the range of topics will appeal to youngsters)

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