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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An answer indicating why a suit should be dismissed; (law) a defendant's answer by a factual matter (as distinguished from a demurrer); A humble request for help from someone in authority.

Usage examples (38)
  • Fines are reduced in cases where guilty pleas are entered.
  • When the plea is accepted, a different date will be set for sentencing, probably
  • This is both a form of loopholism as well as an illustration of what I call the plea for special dispensation.
  • This is in the way of being a plea from the heart. for more
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