plead ignorance

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Definition of plead ignorance

: to say that one knows nothing about something When asked about the reasons for these drastic changes, she pleaded/pled ignorance.

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“Plead ignorance.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/plead%20ignorance. Accessed 10 Jul. 2020.

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