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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

To avoid being mistaken for a sellout, I chose my friends carefully. The more politically active black students. The foreign students. The Chicanos. The Marxist professors and structural feminists and punk-rock performance poets.
Barack Obama

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

The whole object of travel is not to set foot on foreign land; it is at last to set foot on one's own country as a foreign land.
Gilbert K. Chesterton

Journalists are in the same madly rocking boat as diplomats and statesmen. Like them, when the Cold War ended, they looked for a new world order and found a new world disorder. If making and conducting foreign policy in today's turbulent environment is difficult, so is practicing journalism.
Henry Grunwald
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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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