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odpowiadać na oskrażenie

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plead

verb

Definitions of plead

to argue your position in some matter, especially as a lawyer on behalf of a client in a court of law or other tribunal

He pleaded a convincing case.

to ask for something that you want very much in an emotional way

The company is pleading with its creditors to save the company following their rejection of a rescue plan.

to make a particular argument (a reason or a point of law) as a defence or as an accusation (=a claim about someone that you say is true) in court

She pleaded insanity as a defence to the murder.