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English pronunciation of “plead”


verb (STATE) (pleaded or US also pled, pleaded or US also pled)
How to pronounce plead verb (STATE) in British English
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(Pronunciation of plead verb (STATE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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