"alibi" (Latin)

by Craig Shrives

What does the Latin term alibi mean?

"Alibi" is a Latin term that means "elsewhere" or "in another place." It refers to a defense or explanation used in a legal context to prove that a person was not present at the scene of a crime during the time it occurred.

Examples in Sentences

Here are three example sentences using the term "alibi":
  • The suspect provided a strong alibi by showing video evidence of being at a different location during the time of the robbery.
  • The defendant's friends testified as witnesses to confirm his alibi and establish his innocence.
  • The prosecutor argued that the defendant's claim of having an alibi was fabricated and presented evidence contradicting the alibi.
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