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appeal to

1. To ask for something, usually in an urgent or pleading manner Appeal to your congressmen if you really want lower taxes.
2. To spark one's interest or appreciation. Tall, dark-haired guys always appeal to me. That style of architecture just doesn't appeal to me.
3. To resonate with one's specific interests or feelings. The beauty of her prose appeals to my poetic sensibilities. The idea of stronger laws for criminals appeals to me as a mother.
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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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References in classic literature ?
The appeals to the people, therefore, would usually be made by the executive and judiciary departments.
It appears in this, that occasional appeals to the people would be neither a proper nor an effectual provision for that purpose.
The legislature of the United States would certainly have full power to provide, that in appeals to the Supreme Court there should be no re-examination of facts where they had been tried in the original causes by juries.
He said that LMSB is not interested in opening a lot of cases for Appeals to resolve.
Board of Zoning Appeals of Town of Hempstead, the Roosevelt Field Mall sought permission from the Town of Hempstead Board of Zoning Appeals to expand the mall to add a Saks Fifth Avenue store.
Gomez, who is a lawyer himself, agreed with Murphy that airport commissioners should not leave decisions on filing legal appeals to staffers and lawyers and that such policy decisions should be brought to a vote.
Linda Peeno, a former managed care medical reviewer, says plans often draw their definitions of "medically necessary" as narrowly as possible to save money, and that appeals to the plan don't do any good because they just use the same criteria they used to turn you down in the first place.
The American Center for Law and Justice, specializing in constitutional law, today asked the Florida Second District Court of Appeals to reconsider its decision of last week rejecting a request of Robert and Mary Schindler - the parents of Terri Schiavo - to intervene directly into the case defending the constitutionality of "Terri's Law" - which is now before the Florida Supreme Court.
should not expect to receive a better offer in Appeals than that offered under this settlement initiative," the IRS seemingly usurps the authority of Appeals to assess (and the right of taxpayers to have Appeals assess) the merits of cases.
Although the pilot program includes a procedure for field counsel, Examinations or Appeals to request reconsideration before a TEAM becomes final, taxpayers have no such right.
Settlement authority is a tool, which allows Appeals to accomplish this mission.
Unless Intel now appeals to the Supreme Court and wins, Cyrix will keep the original $5 million and Intel will pay Cyrix a second $5 million.
The next step in the process is for Appeals to conduct sessions with the taxpayer and Compliance to try to reach a settlement.
Simultaneous Appeals consideration in competent authority cases occurs when taxpayers request Appeals to consider an issue at the same time that it is being considered under Competent Authority review.