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adjective as in not relevant

adjective as in not belonging to the place or body in which found

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Example Sentences

In the past, foreign policy differences between the parties were often at the margins.

The boost in admissions is partly down to the continued enthusiasm of foreign students for studying in the United Kingdom.

From Ozy

It has taken a long time for biology and medicine to arrive at the idea that significant portions of an individual’s own body are foreign to it.

The contracts can be so strict that if enforced they could prevent an employee from, for example, trading equities or foreign exchange for the rest of their careers.

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Aside from Major League Soccer and the National Hockey League, no other major sport has a higher foreign player participation rate, say experts.

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Cambodia, with its seemingly free press, is also a haven for foreign journalists.

What they believe impacts economic policy, foreign policy, education policy, environmental policy, you name it.

Huckabee is also not burdened by, or beholden to, foreign investors.

What if there were a legal dispute between the foreign investor and his or her Egyptian partners or collaborators?

But I had won the British Award, Best Foreign Actor, so I went.

It is a lofty and richly-decorated pile of the fourteenth century; and tells of the labours and the wealth of a foreign land.

The lack of bill buyers in foreign countries who will quote as low rates on dollar as on sterling bills.

I found that I still felt the lure of foreign countries, and the less explored or inhabited, the better.

There are very few foreign journals taken or read in the Roman States.

Migration to distant occupations or to foreign lands was but for the adventurous few.


On this page you'll find 90 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to foreign, such as: alien, different, external, offshore, overseas, and unfamiliar.

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