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pleading

plead·ing

pleading

 
pronunciation:
pli dIng
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Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act of making a plea.
definition 2: in law, the discussion or defense of an argument in court.
definition 3: (pl.) a pretrial proceeding in which claims made by the plaintiff and the answers by the defendant are resolved into an issue for trial.
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