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proprietary proprietary
/prə ˈpraɪ ə ˌtɛ ri /

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  • alibi alibi  /ˈæ lə ˌbaɪ/ ?  (law) a defense by an accused person purporting to show that he or she could…

    alibi meaning(s) 

    1. (n) (law) a defense by an accused person purporting to show that he or she could not have committed the crime in question
    2. (n) a defense of some offensive behavior or some failure to keep a promise etc.
    3. (v) exonerate by means of an alibi

    Synonym(s)

    alibi usage(s)

    1. Lake is convinced that Hatfill must have an unimpeachable alibi or the FBI would have hauled him in months ago.
    2. Exclusive: While meeting for the first time with investigators, the cabbie reveals details that cast doubt on a key to the defense's timeline alibi.
  • alice b. toklas alice b. toklas  United States writer remembered as the secretary and companion of Gertrude…
  • alice hamilton alice hamilton  United States toxicologist known for her work on industrial poisons (1869-1970)
  • alice malsenior walker alice malsenior walker  United States writer (born in 1944)
  • alice paul alice paul  United States feminist (1885-1977)
  • alice walker alice walker  United States writer (born in 1944)
  • alice-josephine pons alice-josephine pons  United States coloratura soprano (born in France) (1904-1976)
  • alicia alonso alicia alonso  Cuban dancer and choreographer (born in 1921)
  • alicyclic compound alicyclic compound  an aliphatic compound that contains a ring of atoms
  • alidad alidad  surveying instrument consisting of the upper movable part of a theodolite including…
  • alidade alidade  surveying instrument consisting of the upper movable part of a theodolite including…
  • alien alien  /ˈeɪ li ən/ ?  a person who comes from a foreign country; someone who does not owe allegiance…
  • alien absconder alien absconder  a fugitive remaining in the United States after an immigration judge…
  • alienable alienable  /ˈɛɪ ljə nə bl/ ?  transferable to another owner
  • alienage alienage  /ˈɛɪ ljə nɪdʒ/ ?  the quality of being alien
  • alienate alienate  /ˈeɪl jə ˌneɪt/ ?  arouse hostility or indifference in where there had formerly been…
  • alienated alienated  /ˈeɪ li ə ˌneɪ təd/ ?  socially disoriented
  • alienating alienating  /ˈeɪ li ə ˌneɪ tɪŋ/ ?  causing hostility or loss of friendliness
  • alienation alienation  /ˌeɪ li ə ˈneɪ ʃən/ ?  the feeling of being alienated from other people
  • alienation of affection alienation of affection  a tort based on willful and malicious interference with…
  • alienator alienator  /ˈɛɪ ljə nɛɪ tə/ ?  an unpleasant person who causes friendly people to become indifferent…
  • alienee alienee  /ˌɛɪ ljə ˈni/ ?  someone to whom the title of property is transferred
  • alienism alienism  /ˈɛɪ ljə nɪ zəm/ ?  an obsolete term for the study and treatment of mental illness
  • alienist alienist  /ˈɛɪ ljə nɪst/ ?  a psychiatrist and specialist in the legal aspects of mental illness
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