plead guilty translation | English-French dictionary

plead guilty v.
plaider coupable

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Collaborative Dictionary     English-French
plaider non coupable
supplier ; implorer
invoquer le cinquième amendement (vi.) ; éluder la question (vi.)
plaider non coupable
invoquer l'ignorance


     (LAW)   plaider  
to plead sb's case      plaider la cause de qn  
→ He hired a top lawyer to plead his case for him.        
   (=argue in support of)  
→ He would plead the cause of Russian unity.        
to plead the case for sth      plaider la cause de qch  
→ She appeared before the committee to plead the case for privatization.        
   (=give as excuse)   invoquer  
→ The Minister pleaded ill health as the reason for her resignation.        
→ It was no defence for the guards to plead that they were only obeying orders.        
to plead ignorance      invoquer l'ignorance  
→ The Government might find it convenient to plead ignorance.        
     (LAW)   plaider  
How does the defendant plead?      Comment plaide le défendeur ?  
to plead guilty      plaider coupable  
to plead not guilty      plaider non coupable  
to plead with sb      implorer qn  
to plead with sb for sth      implorer qn d'accorder qch  
to plead with sb to do sth      implorer qn de faire qch  
→ He was pleading with her to control herself.        
She pleaded with him not to leave.      Elle l'implorait de ne pas partir.  
to plead for sth      implorer qch  
→ She wrote to the Prime Minister pleading for restraint.        
to plead for mercy      implorer grâce  
He was kneeling on the floor pleading for mercy.      Il était agenouillé, implorant grâce.  
Translation English - French Collins Dictionary  
See also:

plea, pleased, pleated, pleading

"plead guilty": examples and translations in context
In this country, nine out of ten accused plead guilty or are found guilty. Au pays, sur 10 accusés, 9 plaident coupables ou sont trouvés coupables.
Having said that, I plead guilty to incorrect operation. Cela dit, je plaide coupable d'une erreur de manipulation.
I am pleased to say that Mr. Chen chose not to plead guilty. Je suis heureux que M. Chen ait choisi de ne pas plaider coupable.
Planting-Lumb has already plead guilty to one count of trafficking contrary BFC Borden. Pamela Planting-Lumb a déjà plaidé coupable à un
Mr. Gervais plead guilty to sexual assault charges involving nine young men. M. Gervais a plaidé coupable à des accusations d'agression sexuelle à l'égard de neuf jeunes hommes.
You think I'll plead guilty to avoid a blister. Je ne plaiderai pas coupable pour m'éviter des ampoules!
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