noun Law.
the defendant or respondent in an appellate proceeding.

1525–35; < Anglo-French, Old French apelé, past participle of apeler to appeal; see -ee Unabridged
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appellee (ˌæpɛˈliː)
law a person who is accused or appealed against
[C16: from Old French apele summoned; see appeal]

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Word Origin & History

late 14c., Anglo-Fr., from O.Fr. apelé (Mod.Fr. appelé) "accused, defendant," noun from pp. of appeler "to call, address" (see appeal).
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Example sentences
Appellee's motion to strike and for extension of time to file brief.
It is ordered that the judgment be affirmed and that appellee recover of appellant costs herein taxed.
An appellee is the party to an appeal in which the lower court judgment was in its favor.
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