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.
Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms
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
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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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How to use foreign in a sentence?
Iran is experiencing one of its worst financial times in history. The government has no money and KAA and other contractors have no financial resources, so the government's priority for construction projects is finding foreign sources of finance.
U.S. foreign assistance is not charity; it advances our strategic interests and funds initiatives that protect American citizens.
I have ordered the foreign ministry to negotiate with the European countries, China and Russia in coming weeks. If at the end of this short period we conclude that we can fully benefit from the JCPOA with the cooperation of all countries, the deal would remain.
We sent delegations to( the government) for clarity on supplies of( oxygen), drugs and vaccination drive but were not spoken to in clarity from the Union Government, regarding the import or foreign aid, no information or supply details have been shared with the state government.
I acted pursuant to my Constitutional authority to conduct foreign relations and as Commander in Chief and Chief Executive.
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