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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."
Translations: 
  • Dutch: alibi(nl)n
  • French: alibi(fr)m
  • German: Alibi (n)
  • Italian: alibi(it)m
  • Spanish: coartada(es)f
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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