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Pronunciation:

[ plˈiːdz], [ plˈiːdz], [ p_l_ˈiː_d_z]

How to use "Pleads" in context?

When a person pleads, they are admitting that they are wrong and need to surrender to the consequences of their actions. In many criminal cases, the defendant will plead guilty in order to receive a shorter sentence. Pleading guilty also absolves the defendant of the need to go to trial and present their case to a jury.

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