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curb appeal

The external attractiveness of a building or property, such as can be viewed from the street (i.e., the curb). We were suckered into buying the house because of its incredible curb appeal, but once we moved in, we realized just how run-down it was inside.
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street appeal

The external attractiveness of a building or property, such as can be viewed from the street. We were suckered into buying the house because of its incredible street appeal, but once we moved in, we realized just how run-down it was inside.
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appeal against something

to ask a court of appeals to change a ruling made by a lower court. My lawyer appealed against the judgment. We will file an appeal against the court ruling.
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appeal (to a court) (for something)

to plead to a court of appeals for a favorable ruling. She appealed to the court fora retrial. She appealed for an injunction to the circuit court. She appealed for a retrial.

appeal to someone

to please or attract someone. Fast food doesn't appeal to me. The idea of a vacation to Florida this winter appeals to me a lot.
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appeal to

v.
1. To make an earnest or urgent request to someone or something: The citizens appealed to their mayor to try to find a solution to the housing crisis.
2. To be interesting or attractive to someone: This new style of clothing doesn't appeal to me; I prefer the older fashion.
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on appeal

In the process of being appealed; while being appealed.
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The district court dismissed the action and the prisoner appealed.
The Plaintiffs appealed the ruling of the trial court to the California Court of Appeal.
The district court dismissed the case and the prisoner appealed.
Attorneys for the class appealed the bond order because they contended it was insufficient to protect the financial interests of the class during the course of the appeal and that, by rule, Judge Byron had no discretion to reduce the bond required.
In April 1999, a federal district court ruled in favor of the school district and the ACLJ appealed that decision to the Ninth Circuit.
The prisoners appealed and the appeals court affirmed in part, reversed in part and remanded.
The employees appealed the district court verdict for the inmate; the appeals court reversed.
Littlefield Corporation appealed the judgment of the trial court and the case was heard by the South Carolina Court of Appeals on 10 December 2002.
VIA subsequently appealed that decision to the Court of Appeal, which has today rendered its verdict.
We were all aware that whichever way the Court of Appeals ruled, that the case would be appealed to the U.
If this decision is appealed, we will continue to vigorously defend the constitutional rights of our client.
On November 13, 2000, US Ecology appealed the ruling.