Definition of 'foreign'
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Not including country codes on foreign income pages? Times, Sunday Times (2017)This is the critical connection in understanding the foreign policy of the left. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Top of the list of concerns is the impact on foreign investment. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Winner of the Oscar for best foreign language film. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It is something foreign managers don't always do and they need reminding we do. The Sun (2016)The film went on to win a best foreign language Oscar. Times, Sunday Times (2016)I wonder how many foreign workers have one. The Sun (2016)My new, new foreign minister says he doesn't think this is going to work. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Belgium: Nato meeting of foreign ministers. Times, Sunday Times (2016)But yesterday the foreign secretary limited his opposition to one short interview in which he said that it was'not the right thing to do'. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Learning any foreign language is a formidable intellectual exercise and valuable training for any young mind. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It was fantastic to be in a foreign country. The Sun (2012)There is something great about foreign sweets. Times, Sunday Times (2012)London was more to some of these people than just another foreign city. KANDAHAR COCKNEY: A Tale of Two Worlds (2004)His party duties brought him into contact with many foreign leaders. Times, Sunday Times (2015)This is bad foreign policy and bad politics. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Those who crave foreign investment should be careful what they wish for. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Some of the key foreign ministers have cleared a space in their diaries for tomorrow afternoon. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Instead it preferred to pay for interpreters and foreign language translation. The Sun (2013)The whole dancing thing is completely foreign to me. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The fact that he himself came of foreign origin is something that he repressed. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Foreign exchange is another area it could target. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Our foreign aid policy is a farce. The Sun (2013)These two transaction costs discourage foreign investment and borrowing. International Finance: The markets and financial management of multinational business. (1983) Another expensive foreign appointment because we could not produce our own coaches of sufficient calibre. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Foreign policy exists on a spectrum from idealism at one end to realism at the other. Times, Sunday Times (2011)It is just one victim of our contempt for languages and our increasing suspicion of all things foreign. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The film won an Oscar for best foreign language film. Times, Sunday Times (2015)What you really don't want is something foreign. Times, Sunday Times (2013)He was a member of many British and foreign academies and learned societies. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Historians have a favorite saying: 'The past is like a foreign country. Christianity Today (2000)The ministry said: 'The exchanging of gifts when government ministers meet their foreign counterparts is recognised internationally as standard practice. Times, Sunday Times (2016)
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Translations for 'foreign'
British English: foreign /ˈfɒrɪn/ ADJECTIVE
Something that is foreign comes from or relates to a country that is not your own.
She was on her first foreign holiday.
- American English: foreign
- Arabic: أَجْنَبِيّ
- Brazilian Portuguese: estrangeiro
- Chinese: 外国的
- Croatian: stran
- Czech: cizí zahraniční
- Danish: fremmed
- Dutch: buitenlands
- European Spanish: extranjero
- Finnish: ulkomaalainen
- French: étranger d’un autre pays
- German: fremd
- Greek: ξένος
- Italian: straniero
- Japanese: 外国の
- Korean: 외국의
- Norwegian: fremmed
- Polish: zagraniczny
- European Portuguese: estrangeiro
- Romanian: străin
- Russian: иностранный
- Spanish: extranjero
- Swedish: utländsk
- Thai: เกี่ยวกับต่างประเทศ
- Turkish: yabancı
- Ukrainian: іноземний
- Vietnamese: nước ngoài
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