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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."
verb (alibi, es)
  1. To provide an alibi for.
  2. To provide an excuse for.
Etymology: Latin elsewhere, at another place.


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