pleanoun [C]uk /pliː/ us /pliː/
plea noun [C] (REQUEST)
- They made a desperate plea for help.
- The president has made an emotional plea for the killing to stop.
- Relatives of the dead made an impassioned plea for the bodies to be flown back to this country.
- The child's mother made a passionate plea for help.
- Aid organizations are making an urgent plea for financial assistance.
plea noun [C] (STATEMENT)