appeal for help
appel au secours
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(LAW) faire appel, interjeter appel
→ We intend to appeal.
to appeal against a decision (British) faire appel d'une décision
→ They will appeal against the decision.
to appeal against a verdict (British) faire appel d'un verdict
to appeal to the Supreme Court se pourvoir en cassation
→ Maguire has appealed to the Supreme Court.
to appeal for sth [+calm, help, witnesses] lancer un appel à qch
They appealed for help. Ils ont lancé un appel au secours.
The police have appealed for witnesses. La police a lancé un appel à témoins.
He appealed for calm. Il a lancé un appel au calme.
He appealed for silence. Il a demandé le silence.
to appeal to sb for sth demander qch à qn
→ He will appeal to the government for financial support.
to appeal to sb for mercy implorer la pitié de qn
[idea, book] être attrayant (e) , être tentant (e)
→ It doesn't really appeal.
→ I was drawn to law because of the drama involved but the years of training didn't appeal.
→ once a demerger had been effected, where would Sir Geoff go? Running a simple DIY business would probably not appeal.
to appeal to sb plaire à qn, tenter qn
→ The idea appealed to him.
→ These books are designed to appeal to children.
Greece doesn't appeal to me. Ça ne me tente pas d'aller en Grèce.
Does that appeal to you? Ça te tente?
It doesn't appeal to me. Cela ne m'attire pas.
[+verdict] faire appel de
They intend to appeal the verdict. Ils ont l'intention de faire appel du verdict.
(LAW) appel m
→ His appeal against the sentence was successful.
→ The Supreme Court had just turned down our appeal.
right of appeal droit m de recours
to make an appeal faire appel
→ They intend to make an appeal.
(=call, request) appel m
→ an appeal for unity
→ a last-minute appeal to call off his trip
→ a TV appeal for famine relief
to launch an appeal lancer un appel
→ We're launching an appeal to save the old library.
They have launched an appeal. Ils ont lancé un appel.
(=charm) attrait m , charme m → a new name to give the party wider appeal → Theoretical subjects have lost their appeal for students.
n cour f d'appel
Court of Appeal , (British) Court of Appeals (US)
n cour f d'appel
→ The case is being referred to the Court of Appeal.
n sex-appeal m
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