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Significado de “plead” - Diccionario Inglés

Significado de "plead" - Diccionario Inglés

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pleadverb

uk   /pliːd/ us   /pliːd/ pleaded or US also pled, pleaded or US also pled
  • plead verb (REQUEST)

C2 [I] to make an urgent, emotional statement or request for something: He was on his knees, pleading for mercy/forgiveness. She appeared on television to plead with the kidnappers. [+ speech] "Give us more time," they pleaded.

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  • plead verb (STATE)

C2 [I, L only + adj, T] specialized law to make a statement of what you believe to be true, especially in support of something or someone or when someone has been accused in a law court: The defendant pleaded not guilty/innocent to robbery with violence. They paid a high-powered attorney to plead their case (= argue for them in court). The judge ruled her unfit to plead (= to answer a legal charge) on the grounds of insanity.

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  • plead verb (EXCUSE)

C2 [T] to say something as an excuse or explanation: She left early, pleading pressure of work.
plead ignorance formal
to say that you do not know about something: He pleaded ignorance when they found the package in his suitcase.
pleading
adjective uk   /ˈpliː.dɪŋ/ us   /ˈpliː.dɪŋ/
a pleading tone of voice
pleadingly
adverb uk   /ˈpliː.dɪŋ.li/ us   /ˈpliː.dɪŋ.li/
(Definition of plead from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "plead" - Diccionario Inglés Americano

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pleadverb

us   /plid/ past tense and past participle pleaded or pled /pled/
  • plead verb (REQUEST)

[I] to make an urgent, emotional statement or request for something: She appeared on television to plead for help in finding her child.
  • plead verb (STATE)

[T] fml to give an official answer to an accusation in a law court: to plead guilty/not guilty
(Definition of plead from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "plead" - Diccionario Inglés para los negocios

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pleadverb [I or T]

uk   /pliːd/ us  
LAW to say in a court of law if you are guilty or not guilty of something that you have been accused of: plead guilty/not guilty to sth They pleaded guilty to price-fixing and paid a $45 million fine.
(Definition of plead from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
Avoiding common errors with the word enough.
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May 25, 2016
by Liz Walter Enough is a very common word, but it is easy to make mistakes with it. You need to be careful about its position in a sentence, and the prepositions or verb patterns that come after it. I’ll start with the position of enough in the sentence. When we use it with a noun,

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