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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - (law) a statement in legal and logical form stating something on behalf of a party to a legal proceeding adj. - Expressing earnest entreaty.

Usage examples (37)
  • Verb (used without object) : to plead for time. ,She pleaded with him not to take the job. ,His youth pleads for him
  • Verb (used with object) : to plead ignorance. ,to plead a statute of limitations
  • Judge Carol Amon in pleading guilty to mail fraud.
  • Special pleading is not a very persuasive argument. for more
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