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  Definition of foreign
  1. relating to or originating in or characteristic of another place or part of the world; "foreign nations"; "a foreign accent"; "on business in a foreign city"
  2. of concern to or concerning the affairs of other nations (other than your own); "foreign trade"; "a foreign office"
  3. 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"
  4. not belonging to that in which it is contained; introduced from an outside source; "water free of extraneous matter"; "foreign particles in milk"
Similar Words: alien, extraneous

 

See Also: international

 

Attributes: foreignness, strangeness, curiousness, unfamiliarity

 

Language Translations:
Catalan: estranger   Chinese: 外國  
Danish: fremmed and udlænding   Dutch: buitenlands and vreemd  
Finnish: muukalainen and ulkomainen and vieras   French: étranger  
German: ausländisch and fremd   Greek: ξένος  
Hebrew: זר   Hindi: (videshee)  
Hungarian: idegen and külföldi   Irish: eachtrach  
Italian: estraneo and straniero   Japanese: 外国 and 外来  
Korean: 외국   Kurdish: بێگانه‌  
Latvian: ārzemju   Norwegian: utenlandsk  
Polish: cudzoziemiec and obcy   Portuguese: estrangeiro and estranho  
Romanian: străin   Russian: инородный and иностранный and чуждый  
Spanish: extraño and extranjero   Swedish: främmande  
Telugu: విదేశీ   Turkish: yabancı  
Vietnamese: lạ and ngoại quốc and xa lạ   Welsh: tramor  
 
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