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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (appeal)
a. plea
La súplica de los padres pidiendo a los secuestradores que liberaran a su hija salió en televisión.The parents' plea begging the kidnappers to release their daughter was shown on TV.
b. entreaty
La súplica de los ciudadanos al rey cayó en saco roto.The citizens' entreaty to the king fell on deaf ears.
2. (legal)
a. petition
El acusado presentó una súplica al juez pidiendo una sentencia menos severa.The defendant presented the judge with a petition requesting a lighter sentence.
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (ruego)
a. plea, entreaty
2. (law)
a. petition
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(ruego) request; (petición) supplication; entreaty; plea; (Jur) (instancia) petition
súplicas entreaties; pleading
; (s)
acceder a las súplicas de algn to grant sb's request; se publica a súplica de ... it is published at the request of ...
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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