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adjective as in in a foreign country

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Since her arrival in Dubai, Kriel has welcomed members of the city’s well-heeled Jewish community and travelers from abroad, including the chief rabbi of Poland, to her home for holiday and Sabbath dinners.

From Ozy

By redoubling its investments in clean-energy innovation at home and recommitting to its promises abroad, the United States can speed the development of technologies critical for deep decarbonization.

According to its official website, the fund was set up to collect donations from India and abroad to “undertake and support relief or assistance of any kind relating to a public health emergency or any other kind of emergency.”

From Quartz

In 2018, Berkshire invested in two payments companies abroad, plowing $600 million altogether into Brazil’s StoneCo and India’s Paytm in deals that were largely attributed to Todd Combs, one of Berkshire’s portfolio managers.

From Fortune

After several delays from its planned July release date, the movie opened abroad on August 26 and did reasonably well, grossing about $53 million in its opening weekend, higher than analysts’ projected $40 million.

From Vox

I had been studying abroad in London, and came back to finish the semester at Tufts.

A single father, he had been living abroad and returned when his mother was diagnosed with cancer.

Groups like the Crips and MS-13 have spread from coast to coast, and even abroad.

Those who served abroad were treated with suspicion that they had been infected by European diplomacy.

Youssef said the jailings are not only driving the community underground but pushing many to move abroad.

Like every other Spanish general in supreme command abroad, Polavieja had his enemies in Spain.

While the fortress was undermining at home, they were not idle, who were preparing to storm it from abroad.

And thou didst multiply riddles in parables: thy name went abroad to the islands far off, and thou wast beloved in thy peace.

Germany invests money abroad, but she seems to borrow as much, and more, in the discount markets of London and Paris.

In the town the European mode of living is entirely prevalent—more so than in any other place abroad that I have seen.


On this page you'll find 14 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to abroad, such as: away, elsewhere, overseas, in foreign lands, in foreign parts, and out of the country.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.