plea-bargain

[plee-bahr-gin]
verb (used without object)
1.
to engage in plea bargaining.
verb (used with object)
2.
to deal with or achieve by plea bargaining: to plea-bargain a reduced sentence.
noun
3.
the agreement arrived at as a result of plea bargaining.

Origin:
1965–70

plea-bargainer, noun
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Example sentences
But last week they were released in a sudden, stunning plea-bargain.
People close to the case say they would not be surprised if he uses what he knows to plea-bargain.
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