Complete Definition of "alibi"

English
wikipedia

Etymology
Latin elsewhere, at another place.

Pronunciation
IPA: WEAE /Ëæl.É.baɪ/
audio|en-us-alibi.ogg|Audio (US)

Noun
en-noun

  1. legal The plea or mode of defense under which a person on trial for a crime proves or attempts to prove that he was in another place when the alleged act was committed; as, to set up an alibi; to prove an alibi. The Criminal Law Deskbook (1988; ISBN 0820512176) states: "Alibi is different from all of the other defenses...it is based upon the premise that the defendant is truly innocent."


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Translations
trans-top|criminal legal defense
Armenian: Õ¡Õ¬Õ«Õ¢Õ« (alibi)
Belarusian: алÑÐ±Ñ (álibi) n
Catalan: coartada
Chinese:

Croatian: t-|hr|alibi|m
Czech: t+|cs|alibi|n
Danish: t-|da|alibi
Dutch: t+|nl|alibi|n
Esperanto: alibio
Finnish: t+|fi|alibi
French: t+|fr|alibi|m
German: Alibi (n)
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Greek: άλλοθι (állothi) n
Hungarian: t-|hu|alibi
Italian: t+|it|alibi|m
Japanese: ã¢ãªã㤠(aribai)
Kannada: à²à²²à²¿à²¬à²¿
Korean: ì리ë°ì´ (alibai)
Norwegian: t+|no|alibi
Polish: t+|pl|alibi
Portuguese: álibi m
Russian: алиби (álibi) n
Slovak: t-|sk|alibi
Spanish: t-|es|coartada|f
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Derived terms
watertight alibi

Verb
en-verb|alibi|es

  1. To provide an alibi for.
  2. To provide an excuse for.

See also
Wikipedia article w:Alibi|Alibi
Wikipedia article w:Defense (legal)|Defense
Wikipedia article w:Locked room mystery|Locked room mystery
Wikipedia article w:Perfect murder|Perfect murder


Croatian

Noun
hr-noun|m

  1. #English|alibi

Latin

Adverb
alibi

  1. elsewhere

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