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- n. An agreement in which a defendant agrees to plead guilty to a lesser charge instead of not guilty to a greater one
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- n. (criminal law) a negotiation in which the defendant agrees to enter a plea of guilty to a lesser charge and the prosecutor agrees to drop a more serious charge
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