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Definition of Foreign

Foreign

  1. Outside; extraneous; separated; alien; as, a foreign country; a foreign government.
  2. Not native or belonging to a certain country; born in or belonging to another country, nation, sovereignty, or locality; as, a foreign language; foreign fruits.
  3. Remote; distant; strange; not belonging; not connected; not pertaining or pertient; not appropriate; not harmonious; not agreeable; not congenial; -- with to or from; as, foreign to the purpose; foreign to one's nature.
  4. Held at a distance; excluded; exiled.

Foreign Quotations

Those who served, and those who continue to serve in the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, and Coast Guard took an oath to uphold and protect the Constitution against all enemies foreign and domestic, and we can never forget the importance of their commitment to our Nation.
Robin Hayes

Our purpose in Vietnam is to prevent the success of aggression. It is not conquest, it is not empire, it is not foreign bases, it is not domination. It is, simply put, just to prevent the forceful conquest of South Vietnam by North Vietnam.
Lyndon B. Johnson

Human rights is the soul of our foreign policy, because human rights is the very soul of our sense of nationhood.
Jimmy Carter

If Tyranny and Oppression come to this land, it will be in the guise of fighting a foreign enemy.
James Madison

But reducing harmful emissions, abating our dependence on foreign oil and developing alternative renewable energy sources have benefits that go beyond environmental health, they improve personal health, enhance national security and encourage our nation's economic viability.
Jim Clyburn
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Foreign Translations

foreign in Afrikaans is vreemd
foreign in Danish is udenlandsk, fremmed
foreign in Dutch is uitheems, buitenlands
foreign in Finnish is vieras
foreign in Italian is straniero, estero
foreign in Latin is externus, alienus, extrarius
foreign in Portuguese is extrangeiro
foreign in Spanish is ajeno
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