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Synonyms for foreign

Synonyms for (adjective) foreign

Synonyms: strange, foreign Definition: relating to or originating in or characteristic of another place or part of the world Usage: foreign nations; a foreign accent; on business in a foreign city

Similar words: adventive Definition: not native and not fully established; locally or temporarily naturalized Usage: an adventive weed

Similar words: alien, exotic Definition: being or from or characteristic of another place or part of the world Usage: alien customs; exotic plants in a greenhouse; exotic cuisine

Similar words: nonnative Definition: of plants or animals originating in a part of the world other than where they are growing

Similar words: naturalized, established Definition: introduced from another region and persisting without cultivation

Similar words: foreign-born, nonnative Definition: of persons born in another area or country than that lived in Usage: our large nonnative population

Similar words: imported Definition: used of especially merchandise brought from a foreign source Usage: imported wines

Similar words: tramontane Definition: being or coming from another country Usage: tramontane influences

Similar words: unnaturalised, unnaturalized Definition: not having acquired citizenship

Synonyms: foreign Definition: of concern to or concerning the affairs of other nations (other than your own) Usage: foreign trade; a foreign office

Similar words: abroad, overseas Definition: in a foreign country Usage: markets abroad; overseas markets

Similar words: outside, external, international Definition: from or between other countries Usage: external commerce; international trade; developing nations need outside help

Synonyms: alien, foreign Definition: not contained in or deriving from the essential nature of something Usage: 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: extrinsic Definition: not forming an essential part of a thing or arising or originating from the outside Usage: extrinsic evidence; an extrinsic feature of the new building; that style is something extrinsic to the subject; looking for extrinsic aid

Synonyms: extraneous, foreign Definition: not belonging to that in which it is contained; introduced from an outside source Usage: water free of extraneous matter; foreign particles in milk

Similar words: adulterant, adulterating Definition: making impure or corrupt by adding extraneous materials Usage: the adulterating effect of extraneous materials