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plead

verb /pliːd/ ( past tense, past participles pleaded, also pled)
(of a prisoner) to answer a charge, saying whether one is guilty or not
declararse, alegar
’How does the prisoner plead?’ ’He pleads guilty.’
to present a case in court
defender, hablar por alguien
My lawyer will plead my case My lawyer will plead for me.
(often with with) to make an urgent request
suplicar
He pleaded with me not to go He pleaded to be allowed to go.
(Definition of plead from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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