[ US /ˈfɑɹən, ˈfɔɹən/ ]
[ UK /fˈɒɹən/ ]
ADJECTIVE
  1. not belonging to that in which it is contained; introduced from an outside source
    foreign particles in milk
    water free of extraneous matter
  2. relating to or originating in or characteristic of another place or part of the world
    a foreign accent
    on business in a foreign city
    foreign nations
  3. not contained in or deriving from the essential nature of something
    the mysticism so foreign to the French mind and temper
    jealousy is foreign to her nature
    an economic theory alien to the spirit of capitalism
  4. of concern to or concerning the affairs of other nations (other than your own)
    foreign trade
    a foreign office
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How To Use foreign In A Sentence

  • Second, that the entire Reichstag assented to the declarations made by the speakers on Tuesday that the Emperor had exceeded his constitutional prerogatives in private discussion with foreigners concerning Germany's attitude on controverted questions. New York Times Current History: The European War from the Beginning to March 1915, Vol 1, No. 2 Who Began the War, and Why?
  • Academic excellence was matched with extra-curricular activities of every description - from drama through sport to foreign travel.
  • Venuti advocates that translators create a discursive heterogeneity by using non-dominant English forms to make the foreignness of the source texts felt and render the translations visible.
  • Just because the American people are disgusted with higher taxes, bigger government, left wing liberal give away policies and pacifist foreign policy attitudes, this idiot thinks the Tea Party activist is in someway trying to bring the country down. Clinton warns against violent anti-government attitude
  • The study predicted that, by 2022, the country would still require $7.2 billion in foreign aid a year—and that assumes an upsurge of so-far inexistent mining-industry revenue and no dramatic deterioration of security. Afghanistan Seeks Enduring Support
  • Born in an American Stalinist medical facility**** to foreign parents, he spent his early years nomadically, drifting from country to country***** as his feckless father moved the family in search of lasting employment******. Support Al Kemal for Mayor of London: the People’s Choice! « raincoaster
  • Some experienced foreign jumpers displayed hand-in-hand group jumping, wingsuit jumping and somersaults during free fall; all the risky stunts thrilled the audience.
  • Or is the idea of foreign policy beyondmilitary commitmentsso far off the radar that when the polls open, everything will hinge on the pitch-and-toss of national concerns? And Now, The Choice « shattersnipe: malcontent & rainbows
  • Instead they have further undermined the economy by driving capital and foreign investors out of the country. Times, Sunday Times
  • There are a few formalities to be gone through before you enter a foreign country.
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