Definitions for foreign

Definitions for (adj) foreign

Main entry: 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

Main entry: foreign

Definition: of concern to or concerning the affairs of other nations (other than your own)

Usage: foreign trade; a foreign office

Main entry: 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

Main entry: 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

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