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Appeal

A request to a higher court to review a previously completed criminal or civil case. In general, only one of the parties involved in the original case may appeal it.
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The appealers likewise asked for more time before submitting their case which further delayed the review date, TRA's general secretary, Sophocles Ioulianou said yesterday.
According to the appealers, the winner did not meet the requirement of the municipality for having experience in construction of waste treatment plants.
Specifically, Sifianou (1999: 179) points out that the function of these devices is more socio-pragmatic than semantic, since they are "highly formulaic and mostly semantically void in that although they have a certain literal meaning, they do not retain it when used as fillers." The most common ones employed with requests are those of (i) hesitators, (ii) cajolers, (iii) appealers, and (iv) attention-getters.