Synonyms of alibi in English:
1 we've both got a good alibi for last night
defense, justification, explanation, reason
informal story, line
The weakened nonlegal use of alibi to mean simply ‘an excuse’ is a fairly common and natural extension of the core meaning. It is acceptable in standard English, although regarded as incorrect by some traditionalists
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