plea

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈpliː/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/pli/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(plē)


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plea

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. [an innocent, a guilty] plea
  2. a plea of [innocence]
  3. his pleas for
  4. did not listen to his pleas
  5. their plea fell on deaf ears
  6. [ignored, rejected, brushed aside] the plea
  7. made a plea on [live television, the radio]
  8. a plea to the [crown, jury]
  9. a plea for [help, mercy, support]
  10. a [desperate, heartfelt] plea
  11. a plea [agreement, deal, bargain]
  12. entered a plea [bargain]
  13. during the plea bargaining process
  14. during his plea hearing
n as adj
  1. a plea [agreement, deal, bargain]
  2. entered a plea [bargain]
  3. during the plea-bargaining process
  4. during his plea hearing
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