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  ( pleas    plural  )
1       n-count   A plea is an appeal or request for something, made in an intense or emotional way.     (JOURNALISM)   oft N for n, N to-inf   (=appeal)  
Mr Nicholas made his emotional plea for help in solving the killing.     
2       n-count   In a court of law, a person's plea is the answer that they give when they have been charged with a crime, saying whether or not they are guilty of that crime.  
usu adj N, N of adj  
The judge questioned him about his guilty plea..., We will enter a plea of not guilty...     
3       n-count   A plea is a reason which is given, to a court of law or to other people, as an excuse for doing something or for not doing something.  
usu N of n  
Phillips murdered his wife, but got off on a plea of insanity...     

plea bargain        ( plea bargains    plural & 3rd person present)   ( plea bargaining    present participle)   ( plea bargained    past tense & past participle  )
1       n-count   In some legal systems, a plea bargain is an agreement that, if an accused person says they are guilty, they will be charged with a less serious crime or will receive a less severe punishment.  
A plea bargain was offered by the state assuring her that she would not go to prison.     
2       verb   If an accused person plea bargains, they accept a plea bargain.  
More and more criminals will agree to plea-bargain.      V  
  plea bargaining      n-uncount  
...the introduction of a system of plea bargaining.     
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1    appeal, begging, entreaty, intercession, overture, petition, prayer, request, suit, supplication  
2      (Law)   action, allegation, cause, suit  
3    apology, claim, defence, excuse, explanation, extenuation, justification, pretext, vindication  

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plea bargain, plea bargaining, plead, pleat

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