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Synonyms for appeal

Synonyms for appeal

an earnest or urgent request

an application to a higher authority, as for sanction or a decision

to make an earnest or urgent request

to bring an appeal or request, for example, to the attention of

to make application to a higher authority, as to a court of law


to direct or impel to oneself by some quality or action

Synonyms for appeal

attractiveness that interests or pleases or stimulates

(law) a legal proceeding in which the appellant resorts to a higher court for the purpose of obtaining a review of a lower court decision and a reversal of the lower court's judgment or the granting of a new trial

request for a sum of money

take a court case to a higher court for review

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request earnestly (something from somebody)

challenge (a decision)

cite as an authority

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Equally, Moroccan law allows for people to be taken to a border, rather than deported, if their behaviour is viewed as a risk to public order but 48 hours notice must be given and the right to a legal appeal offered.
A COMPUTER expert who hacked into top secret American military networks was facing extradition to the United States after losing a last-ditch legal appeal.
But a drawn-out legal appeal process would surely follow and Chambers knows that if he is to have any chance of competing in the British Olympic trials and UK Championships from July 11-13 in Birmingham he must set the ball rolling now.
In its second legal appeal, lodged in late March 2007, the Commission brandished the threat of daily fines (see Europolitics 3274).
Landholt, "and the language of the legal appeal is based entirely on the report issued by the UN committee monitoring our nation's compliance with the children's rights treaty.
In 2001, Obrador launched a legal appeal against the federal government's right to adjust the clock, which ended with the Supreme Court ruling that only Congress could do so, which it did, granting the go-ahead to increase Mexico's summer period to seven months.
Launching a legal appeal to the Supreme Court, prolonging the agony of desperate families, is unforgivable.
Now, supporters' focus will shift to a possible legal appeal by Sisu against the judgment in a recent High Court battle between the club's owners and Coventry City Council.
He added that if they refused the council would be likely lose a costly legal appeal from the owner.
The Spaniard - who had been suspended after a recording of his conversation was broadcast on the internet - is now expected to launch a legal appeal after being told his bumper contract has been torn up.
The committee was repeatedly warned that the EBN school met minimum planning policy guideline and there is a good chance the local authority would lose a costly legal appeal.
Glitter had tried to escape the safeguard after returning to the UK from a three-year prison sentence in Vietnam, and his legal appeal had been set to take place on February 19.
TWO elderly sisters fighting for the same rights as married and gay couples have lost a last-ditch legal appeal for equal treatment.
He was thought to be set to launch a legal appeal against the British Olympic Association's lifetime ban in a bid to take part at the Beijing Games.
Though there are considered to be four or five areas where a legal appeal could be made, the board has decided it would be in the best interests of all concerned not to incur further legal costs, but instead to move on and concentrate on further developing its outstanding reputation as one of the leading trusts in the country.
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