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Spanish translation of “plead”

plead

verb /pliːd/ (past tense, past participles pleaded, American also pled)
(of a prisoner) to answer a charge, saying whether one is guilty or not ‘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 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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