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plea-bargain   (TTS Sound)

Overview of noun plea-bargain

The noun plea bargain has 1 sense

  • plea bargain, plea bargaining -- ((criminal law) a negotiation in which the defendant agrees to enter a plea of guilty to a lesser charge and the prosecutor agrees to drop a more serious charge; "his admission was part of a plea bargain with the prosecutor"; "plea bargaining helps to stop the courts becoming congested")

Overview of verb plea-bargain

The verb plea-bargain has 1 sense

  • plea-bargain -- (agree to plead guilty in return for a lesser charge; "If he plea-bargains, he will be sent to a medium-security prison for 8 years")