Definition Appeal

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an appeal (for peace): a request, a call (for peace)
The prime minister has made an appeal to the two countries to sign a peace treaty.
a court of appeals a tribunal or court whose jurisdiction is to review decisions of lower courts or agencies

to appeal (to have a certain appeal): to have or possess an attraction, a charm
The expression "to have sex appeal" is used in many languages:

This ad holds no appeal for me. This advert is not attractive or interesting to me.
appealing attractive, inviting, engaging, alluring

to appeal: to request, to invoke, to call for
We will appeal to the Bavarian family's sense of tradition by wearing lederhosen.


  • "Susie : As I mentioned in my e-mail, we are considering marketing a unisex line of products which obviously would appeal to both male and female consumers."
  • "something emotional that appeals to young men."
  • "explains the product well, appeals to a wide base of consumers."
  • "I was thinking of a perfume that would appeal to youthful adults, but as well to adult youths."
  • "We're trying to rebrand Outback Cologne as a scent that also appeals to urban individuals, university students, young professionals, people who frequent bars and cafés and single men on the dating scene."

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