- n.恳求，请求; （被告或被告律师的）抗辩，答辩; 借口，托辞; 请愿;
- 复数: pleas;
a plea for clemency
She made an impassioned plea for help.
a plea for unity within the party
Her plea of guilty to manslaughter through provocation was rejected.
Phillips murdered his wife, but got off on a plea of insanity.
The judge questioned him about his guilty plea.
A plea bargain was offered by the state assuring her that she would not go to prison.
His plea came last night as party chiefs held an inquest into the election disaster.
The manager will make a special plea to draft the player into his squad as a replacement.
The district court ruled that Popper'ssilence in court today should be entered as a plea of not guilty.
A judge accepted her plea that she was guilty of manslaughter, not murder.
A guilty plea cuts out the need for a long trial.
They made no plea for relief.
He was absent under the plea of illness.
The defence lawyer made an eloquent plea for his client's acquittal.
The director of the charity made an impassioned plea for help.
He fences his doctrines with the specious plea that statesmen mustlive as the world lives.
He bolstered his plea with new evidence.
The naughty boy left the classroom on the plea of a headache.
In making that plea he will breathe in vain.
He entered a plea of " not guilty " to the charges filed against him.
他针对对他的指控提出 “ 无罪 ” 的抗辩.
No plea can be set up on the ground of ignorance.
Her plea was that she did not see the signal.
The prisoner's plea for pardon was rejected.
Mr Kudrin's plea to see his deputy and let him out on bail was ignored.
In a failed start, Michael Vick has filed his plea agreement with the federal court.
Considering of its defects, we must be careful when transplanting plea bargaining into China.
She leave the party on the plea of a headache.
He will respond to the prayer of the destitute ; he will not despise their plea.
17他垂听 穷人 的祷告、并不藐视他们的祈求.
1. a humble request for help from someone in authority
2. (law) a defendant's answer by a factual matter (as distinguished from a demurrer)
3. an answer indicating why a suit should be dismissed
plea of tender
(Law)a plea that the defendant has always been ready to satisfy the plaintiff's claim and now brings the sum into court