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English adjective: pleading

1. pleading begging

Synonymsbeseeching, imploring

Similaradjuratory, importunate, mendicant, petitionary, precative, precatory, suppliant, supplicant, supplicatory


English noun: pleading

1. pleading (communication) (law) a statement in legal and logical form stating something on behalf of a party to a legal proceeding

Broader (hypernym)statement

Narrower (hyponym)affirmative pleading, alternative pleading, answer, charge, complaint, complaint, defective pleading, demurrer, pleading in the alternative, rebuttal, rebutter, rejoinder, replication, special pleading, surrebuttal, surrebutter, surrejoinder

Part holonymbill of Particulars

Domain categoryjurisprudence, law

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