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  Definition of alien
  1. a form of life assumed to exist outside the Earth or its atmosphere
  2. a person who comes from a foreign country; someone who does not owe allegiance to your country
  3. anyone who does not belong in the environment in which they are found
  4. arouse hostility or indifference in where there had formerly been love, affection, or friendliness
  5. transfer property or ownership; "The will aliened the property to the heirs"
  6. being or from or characteristic of another place or part of the world; "alien customs"; "exotic plants in a greenhouse"; "exotic cuisine"
  7. not contained in or deriving from the essential nature of something; "an economic theory alien to the spirit of capitalism"; "the mysticism so foreign to the French mind and temper"; "jealousy is foreign to her nature"
Similar Words: extraterrestrial being, extraterrestrial, foreigner, noncitizen, outlander, stranger, unknown, estrange, alienate, disaffect, exotic, foreign

 

Hyponyms: au pair, exile, deportee, gringo, import, importee, metic, foreigner, outsider, drift apart, drift away, wean

 

Derivational Morphology: alienation, disaffection, estrangement, alienator

 

Anagrams: aline, anile

 

Language Translations:
Albanian: huaj and jashtëtokësor   Catalan: estrany and extraterrestre and foraster  
Chinese: 外星人   Dutch: buitenaards and buitenlander and vreemdeling  
Finnish: muukalainen   French: étranger and extraterrestre  
German: Außerirdischer and Fremder and Fremdling   Greek: εξωγήινος and ξένος  
Italian: extraterrestre and straniero   Japanese: 外国人 and 宇宙人  
Norwegian: romvesen   Polish: cudzoziemiec and istota pozaziemska  
Portuguese: alienígena and estrangeiro   Romanian: extraterestru and străin  
Russian: иностранец and пришелец and чужак   Spanish: desconocido and extranjero and extraterrestre  
Swedish: främling and utomjording  
 
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