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1Expressed another way; in other words.
Law. Introducing circumstances in which something previously stated does not apply: the case is different, it is otherwise.
Early 17th century. From classical Latin aliter otherwise, differently, in post-classical Latin also used to indicate different interpretations of a text from alius other + -ter, suffix forming adverbs.
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