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English definition of “plea bargain”

plea bargain

noun [C]
an agreement to allow someone accused of a crime to admit to being guilty of a less serious crime, in order to avoid being tried for the more serious one
plea bargaining
noun [U] uk   us
(Definition of plea bargain from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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