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Appellant vs. Plaintiff — What's the Difference?

Appellant vs. Plaintiff — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Appellant and Plaintiff

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Appellant

One who appeals a court decision.
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Plaintiff

A plaintiff (Π in legal shorthand) is the party who initiates a lawsuit (also known as an action) before a court. By doing so, the plaintiff seeks a legal remedy.
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Appellant

(law) of or relating to appeals; appellate
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Plaintiff

A person who brings a case against another in a court of law
The plaintiff commenced an action for damages
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Appellant

In the process of appealing
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Plaintiff

The party that institutes a suit in a court.
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Appellant

(law) a litigant or party that is making an appeal in court
The appellant made her submissions to the court.
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Plaintiff

A party bringing a suit in civil law against a defendant; accuser.
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Appellant

One who makes an earnest entreaty of any kind.
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Plaintiff

One who commences a personal action or suit to obtain a remedy for an injury to his rights; - opposed to defendant.
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Appellant

(obsolete) One who challenges another to single combat.
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Plaintiff

See Plaintive.
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Appellant

(historical) One of the clergy in the Jansenist controversy who rejected the bull Unigenitus issued in 1713, appealing to a pope "better informed", or to a general council.
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Plaintiff

A person who brings an action in a court of law
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Appellant

Relating to an appeal; appellate.
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Appellant

One who accuses another of felony or treason.
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Appellant

A challenger.
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Appellant

One who appealed to a general council against the bull Unigenitus.
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Appellant

One who appeals or entreats.
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Appellant

The party who appeals a decision of a lower court
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Appellant

Of or relating to or taking account of appeals (usually legal appeals);
Appellate court
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