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implead

implead

verb im·plead \im-ˈplēd\

Definition of IMPLEAD

transitive verb
:  to sue or prosecute at law

Origin of IMPLEAD

Middle English empleden, from Anglo-French empleder, from en- + pleder to plead
First Known Use: 14th century

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