alibi

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English[edit]

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Latin alibi (elsewhere, at another place).

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alibi (plural alibis)

  1. (law) 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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alibi (third-person singular simple present alibies, present participle alibiing, simple past and past participle alibied)

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

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Finnish[edit]

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alibi

  1. alibi

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Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

alibi m (invariable)

  1. alibi

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From alius (other, another) + -bī.

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alibī (not comparable)

  1. elsewhere

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Polish[edit]

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alibi n

  1. alibi

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Indeclinable.


Serbo-Croatian[edit]

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àlībi m (Cyrillic spelling а̀лӣби)

  1. alibi

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