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plea

US [pli]
UK [pliː]
  • n.请求;恳求;答辩;借口
  • Web抗辩;辩解;请愿
Plural Form:pleas  
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n.
1.
请求;恳求an urgent emotional request
She made an impassioned plea for help.
她恳切地求助。
a plea to industries to stop pollution
请求生产企业停止污染
He refused to listen to her tearful pleas.
他对她声泪俱下的恳求置之不理。
2.
(被告或被告律师的)诉讼抗辩,答辩a statement made by sb or for sb who is accused of a crime
a plea of guilty/not guilty
承认╱不承认有罪
to enter a guilty plea
正式表示认罪
3.
~ of sth
(向法庭提供的)理由,借口,辩解a reason given to a court for doing or not doing sth
He was charged with murder, but got off on a plea of insanity.
他被指控犯了谋杀罪,但以精神错乱为由逃过惩罚。

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