Jump to navigation Jump to search
- (UK) IPA (key): /əˈpiːl/
- (US) IPA (key): /ʌˈpi.əl/
Audio (US) (file) Audio (AU) (file)
- Hyphenation: ap‧peal
- (countable) An appeal is a strong or official request.
- In an emotional appeal, Sevan asked the two groups to stop the fighting.
- But as the problems in Iraq deepen, America may appeal directly to Iran for help.
- The school launched an appeal to raise money for the new library.
- (countable & uncountable) An appeal is a request for an earlier decision to be changed, especially in law.
- Her application was refused, her appeal was rejected, and when she failed to leave, she was arrested.
- That decision was overturned on appeal.
- His conviction is under appeal.
- (uncountable) If something has appeal, people have good feelings about it, like it, or want it.
- It was a type of game that had universal appeal to male and female.
- That is part of the appeal of the ride, the sense of danger.
- Beatty is still fabulous at 55, but will marriage dim his sex appeal?
- Spike Lee is loved by the critics, but has never had huge audience appeal.
- (intransitive) If you appeal for something, you ask for it, often strongly or officially.
- The people appealed for help as huge fires advanced towards their homes.
- (transitive & intransitive) If you appeal a decision, you ask for it to be changed, especially in law.
- The defense notified the State Supreme Court that it would appeal the conviction.
- (intransitive) If you something appeals to you, you have good feelings about it, like it, or want it.
- Adventure, money, sex, and violence appeal to large numbers of people.
- You've got a product that you think will appeal to an audience that's under 21 years old,