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appeal

US [əˈpil]
UK [əˈpiːl]
  • n.上诉;吸引力;申诉;魅力
  • v.上诉;呼吁;申诉;恳求
  • Web有吸引力;请求
Simple Present:appeals  Present Participle:appealing  Past Tense:appealed  
appeal
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n.
— see also
sex appeal
1.
[c][u]
上诉;申诉a formal request to a court or to sb in authority for a judgement or a decision to be changed
to lodge an appeal
提出上诉
to file an appeal
提出上诉
an appeal court/judge
上诉法庭╱法官
an appeals court/judge
上诉法庭╱法官
an appeal against the 3-match ban
不服禁赛 3 场令的申诉
2.
[u]
吸引力;感染力;魅力a quality that makes sb/sth attractive or interesting
mass/wide/popular appeal
对大众的╱广泛的╱普遍的吸引力
The Beatles have never really lost their appeal .
披头士乐队的感染力经久不衰。
The prospect of living in a city holds little appeal for me.
住在城市里的机会对我没有什么吸引力。
3.
[c][u]
(尤指慈善机构或警方的)呼吁,吁请,恳求an urgent and deeply felt request for money, help or information, especially one made by a charity or by the police
a look of silent appeal
默默恳求的目光
to launch a TV appeal for donations to the charity
通过电视呼吁为该慈善事业捐赠
The child's mother made an emotional appeal on TV for his return.
孩子的母亲在电视上恳切地要求儿子回家。
The police made an appeal to the public to remain calm.
警方吁请公众保持镇静。
4.
[c]
~ to sth
启发;打动an indirect suggestion that any good, fair or reasonable person would act in a particular way
I relied on an appeal to his finer feelings.
我寄望能打动他的爱心。
v.
1.
[i]
~ (to sb/sth) (against sth)
上诉;申诉to make a formal request to a court or to sb in authority for a judgement or a decision to be changed
He said he would appeal after being found guilty on four counts of murder.
法庭判决他犯有四项谋杀罪,他表示要上诉。
The company is appealing against the ruling.
公司正对判决提出申诉。
2.
[i]
有吸引力;有感染力;引起兴趣to attract or interest sb
The prospect of a long wait in the rain did not appeal.
想到要在雨中久等使人扫兴。
The design has to appeal to all ages and social groups.
设计得要雅俗共赏,老幼皆宜。
3.
[i]
呼吁;吁请;恳求to make a serious and urgent request
I am appealing(= asking for money) on behalf of the famine victims.
我代表饥民吁请捐款。
Community leaders appealed for calm(= urged people to remain calm) .
社区领导们呼吁保持冷静。
Police have appealed for witnesses to come forward.
警方呼吁证人挺身而出。
Organizers appealed to the crowd not to panic.
组织者呼吁人群不要惊慌。
4.
[i]
~ (to sth)
启发;劝说;打动to try to persuade sb to do sth by suggesting that it is a fair, reasonable or honest thing to do
They needed to appeal to his sense of justice.
他们需要激发他的正义感。

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