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Related / Similar Words: excuse, exculpation, self-justification

 

Definition:
  • (law) a defense by an accused person purporting to show that he or she could not have committed the crime in question;
  • a defense of some offensive behavior or some failure to keep a promise etc.; "he kept finding excuses to stay"; "every day he had a new alibi for not getting a job"; "his transparent self-justification was unacceptable";
  • exonerate by means of an alibi;

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    Hyponyms: extenuation, mitigation

     

    Derivational Morphology: excuse, condone, apologize, apologise, justify, rationalize, rationalise, explain, pardon, exculpation, self-justification

     

    Anagrams: Abila

     

    Language Translations:
    Armenian: ալիբի   Belarusian: алібі  
    Catalan: coartada   Croatian: alibi  
    Danish: alibi   Dutch: alibi  
    Esperanto: alibio   Finnish: alibi  
    French: alibi   German: Alibi  
    Greek: άλλοθι   Hungarian: alibi  
    Italian: alibi   Japanese: アリバイ  
    Korean: 알리바이   Norwegian: alibi  
    Polish: alibi   Portuguese: álibi  
    Russian: алиби   Slovak: alibi  
    Spanish: coartada  
     
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