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alibi

Pronunciación: /ˈæləbaɪ; ˈælɪbaɪ/

Traducción de alibi en español:

noun/nombre

  • [Law/Derecho] coartada (feminine); (excuse) excusa (feminine), pretexto (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • Mr Lydon claims he has an alibi to disprove Mr Dunlop's allegations as he was a guest speaker at a conference hosted by the IACT.
    • One of the players against whom an allegation was made, an England international, is understood to be claiming he has an alibi.
    • What is the evidence that established that, other than the evidence of the alibi, ultimately said to be false?
    Example sentences
    • Note that there were the usual raft of excuses and alibis following the failures.
    • Excuses, alibis and wild cover-up stories chased each other around Harry's brain, each more feeble than the last.
    • We love to make excuses and believe alibis, however unlikely.

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