verb (used without object)
to engage in plea bargaining.
verb (used with object)
to deal with or achieve by plea bargaining: to plea-bargain a reduced sentence.
the agreement arrived at as a result of plea bargaining.
Origin of plea-bargain
First recorded in 1965–70
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