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English word alibi comes from Latin alibi (Elsewhere.).

Alibi etymology ?

Alibi detailed word origin explanation

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
alibi Latin (lat) Elsewhere.
alibi English (eng) (legal) The plea or mode of defense under which a person on trial for a crime proves or attempts to prove being in another place when the alleged act was committed. An excuse, especially one used to avoid responsibility or blame. To provide an alibi for.. To provide an excuse for.