Definition of 'abroad'
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Most students have the opportunity to study abroad. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We want the option of getting work experience abroad. Times, Sunday Times (2016)She has been coming to us in the holidays because our parents live abroad. The Sun (2016)The parents go abroad because they have no choice. The Sun (2016)He was still abroad last night and had yet to appoint a cabinet. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Unions are likely to seize on the disclosure and claim that too many jobs in heavy industries are still being lost abroad. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Many of the country's students go abroad and work very hard. Times, Sunday Times (2016)If people wish to go abroad for work such as implants, they are free to do so. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This could be a good idea if the forecasts of a further drop in the pound prove correct and you are going abroad soon. Times, Sunday Times (2016)She plans to move abroad next year to try to build a career in international relations - and she is not intending to return. Times, Sunday Times (2016)There was a public scepticism about getting involved abroad. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Your new love is just back from working abroad. The Sun (2011)Mostly they have come from abroad in search of goodness knows what. Times, Sunday Times (2014)More than a quarter of courses offer the chance to study abroad for a year. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The couple sorted out their problems and moved abroad. The Sun (2016)Those who live abroad have been taking advantage of the drop in sterling. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They can also be slightly cheaper to use than a debit card for buying things abroad. Times, Sunday Times (2013)When you go abroad it is fantastic. Times, Sunday Times (2013)You can tell her connections are still abroad. Times, Sunday Times (2007)He admitted conspiracy to supply cocaine before fleeing abroad last year. The Sun (2013)There are also opportunities to work abroad. The Sun (2015)More and more students are looking to study abroad and it is easy to see why. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It makes me sad that my daughters live abroad. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It takes a lot to quell our desire to buy a home abroad. Times, Sunday Times (2012)They are also more accessible and environmentally friendly to visit than going abroad. Times, Sunday Times (2014)They crave the freedom to make guest appearances abroad while still keeping their staff jobs at home. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The couple are planning a trip abroad so they can discuss their future away from the interference of family and friends. The Sun (2011)It had come in from abroad. The Times Literary Supplement (2013)Advice for people wishing to move abroad is full of information about housing and local regulations but there is little about health. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Chances are you will be miles away - perhaps abroad. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The mayhem meant that the flow of Afghans fleeing abroad soon increased to a flood. KANDAHAR COCKNEY: A Tale of Two Worlds (2004)The expectations of those who make the 65 million trips abroad each year have soared. Times, Sunday Times (2006)
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Translations for 'abroad'
British English: abroad /əˈbrɔːd/ ADVERB
If you go abroad, you go to a foreign country.
I would love to go abroad this year.
- American English: abroad
- Arabic: بِالـخارِج
- Brazilian Portuguese: no estrangeiro
- Chinese: 在国外
- Croatian: u inozemstvo
- Czech: do zahraničí
- Danish: til udlandet
- Dutch: in het buitenland
- European Spanish: en el extranjero
- Finnish: ulkomailla
- French: à l’étranger
- German: im Ausland
- Greek: στο εξωτερικό
- Italian: all’estero
- Japanese: 海外に
- Korean: 해외에
- Norwegian: utenlands
- Polish: za granicą
- European Portuguese: no estrangeiro
- Romanian: străinătate
- Russian: за границей
- Spanish: en el extranjero
- Swedish: utomlands
- Thai: ต่างประเทศ
- Turkish: yurtdışı
- Ukrainian: за кордоном
- Vietnamese: ở nước ngoài
Definition of abroad from the Collins English Dictionary
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