Meaning of plea-bargain

plea-bar•gain

Pronunciation: (plē'bär"gin), [key]
— v.i.
  1. to engage in plea bargaining.
—v.t.
  1. to deal with or achieve by plea bargaining: to plea-bargain a reduced sentence.
—n.
  1. the agreement arrived at as a result of plea bargaining.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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