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Foreign

Pronunciation of Foreign
/fˈɒɹən/, /fˈɒɹən/, /f_ˈɒ_ɹ_ə_n/

Synonyms for foreign:

Sense 1

natural, nonresident, fantastic, gaijin, Introduced, foreigner.

strange

unfamiliar.

undemocratic

un-american.

unfamiliar

unaccustomed.

all (adjective)

strange.

extraneous (adjective)

immaterial, extraneous, inadmissible, outside, foreign-born, unessential, Unallied, irrelevant, outlandish, other, nonessential, disconnected, outer, separate, parenthetical, impertinent, inappropriate, unaffiliated, disjoint, inapplicable, detached, strange, alien, exotic, unrelated, dissociated, disaffiliated, external, removed, separated, extrinsic, extraterrestrial, estranged, eerie, segregated.

from another country, experience (adjective)

nonresident, unaccustomed, outside, overseas, unfamiliar, distant, alien, nonnative, extraneous, exotic, outlandish, offshore, unknown, remote, estranged, imported, external, extrinsic, strange.

international (adjective)

international.

irrelevant (adjective)

impertinent, accidental, unrelated, immaterial, adventitious.

oceanic (adjective)

offshore.

unrelated (adjective)

segregated, extraneous, disenfranchised, unaffiliated, Unallied, unrelated, alien, detached, inapplicable, separate, dissociated, disjoint, remote, irrelevant.

foreign (noun)

established, unnaturalised, extrinsic, foreign-born, abroad, adulterant, exotic, adventive, naturalized, nonnative, international, imported, unnaturalized, strange, alien, adulterating, extraneous, tramontane, outside, overseas, external.

Usage examples for foreign:

  • His foreign influence might deserve a chapter by itself. - "Emerson and Other Essays", John Jay Chapman.
  • But the letter was written in a foreign language, and the Cheap Jack and his wife were no wiser for it than the miller's man. - "Jan of the Windmill", Juliana Horatia Ewing.
  • Yet you work with foreign money! - "El Dorado", Baroness Orczy.

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