of concern to or concerning the affairs of other nations (other than your own)
"foreign trade"; "a foreign office"
homegrown, home(a), interior(a), purifying, autochthonous, intrinsical, native-born, domestic, national, autochthonic, native, municipal, indigenous, endemic, internal, intrinsic, autochthonal
relating to or originating in or characteristic of another place or part of the world
"foreign nations"; "a foreign accent"; "on business in a foreign city"
internal, indigenous, homegrown, autochthonic, native, endemic, domestic, home(a), purifying, autochthonous, intrinsic, native-born, autochthonal, intrinsical, national, interior(a), municipal
not contained in or deriving from the essential nature of something
"an economic theory alien to the spirit of capitalism"; "the mysticism so foreign to the French mind and temper"; "jealousy is foreign to her nature"
internal, domestic, autochthonic, purifying, national, native, interior(a), municipal, indigenous, home(a), intrinsical, autochthonal, endemic, intrinsic, autochthonous, homegrown, native-born
not belonging to that in which it is contained; introduced from an outside source
"water free of extraneous matter"; "foreign particles in milk"
domestic, endemic, native-born, national, intrinsical, home(a), homegrown, autochthonous, purifying, interior(a), intrinsic, autochthonic, internal, native, municipal, autochthonal, indigenous
From a different country.
There are many more foreign students in Europe since the Erasmus scheme started.
belonging to a different culture.
Eating with chopsticks was a foreign concept to him.
Of an object, etc, in a place where it does not belong.
English Synonyms and Antonyms
Foreign refers to difference of birth, alien to difference of allegiance. In their figurative use, that is foreign which is remote, unlike, or unconnected; that is alien which is conflicting, hostile, or opposed. Impertinent and irrelevant matters can not claim consideration in a certain connection; inappropriate matters could not properly be considered. Compare ALIEN, n.; CONTRAST, v.
Such a purpose was alien to (or from) my thought: to preferable.
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List of paraphrases for "foreign":
external, foreigners, alien, aliens, overseas, foreigner, outer, diplomatic, stranger, outside, abroad, state, diplomacy, exterior, étrangers, expatriate, outdoor, strangers, outboard, foreign-owned, exteriores, offshore, etrangères, foreign-based, extraneous, inward, non-canadian, international, non-national, field, outlander, outward, non-citizens, foreign-funded, estero
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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.
From the very beginning of the campaign, when President-elect Biden rolled out his climate plan, he made it clear he sees this as an all-of-government agenda, domestic, economic, foreign policy, from the very beginning, when he talked about infrastructure, he talked about making sure that it built in climate change, that we are making our communities more resilient to the effects of climate change.
China’s smashing wind power building records and continuing with strong solar growth makes the country a top destination for foreign clean energy investment.
We have been in that program, including some joint production, production of the parts of F-35s in Turkey, turkey has been paying the installments on time, on due time. And Turkey have met all the requirements, but Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavu?o?lu can not cancel this because of the S-400s that we are buying. It is a totally different issue.
I think this is a classic move of distracting the voters from domestic issues to foreign policy.
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