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Translation of "plead" - English-Turkish dictionary

plead

verb     /pliːd/ ( past tense and past participle pleaded, also US pled)
LEGAL [T]
to say in a court of law if you are guilty or not guilty of the crime you have been accused of (mahkeme) iddia etmek, beyan etmek, öne sürmek, söylemek He pleaded not guilty to five felony charges.Making appeals and requestsCourt cases, orders and decisionsAnnouncing, informing and stating
ASK [I]
to ask for something in a strong and emotional way yalvarmak, rica etmek, dilemek He pleaded with her to come back. She pleaded for mercy.Making appeals and requests
EXCUSE [T]
to say something as an excuse mazeret göstermek; bahaneler üretmek/yaratmak You'll just have to plead ignorance (= say you did not know).Reasons and explanationsMaking and accepting apologies
plead sb's case/cause
to say something to try to help someone get what they want or avoid punishment (mahkeme) savunmak Making appeals and requests
(Definition of plead from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)
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