oversea

[ UK /ˌə‍ʊvəsˈiː/ ]
[ US /ˌoʊvɝˈsi/ ]
ADJECTIVE
  1. being or passing over or across the sea
    some overseas trade in grain arose
ADVERB
  1. beyond or across the sea
    He lived overseas for many years
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How To Use oversea In A Sentence

  • In that time she accompanied members of the Royal Family on some unforgettable overseas tours.
  • She would not say if the law could also be extended to Chinese nationals living overseas.
  • Under the betting ordinance, Hong Kong punters can bet on overseas races, but they must be part of a local racing programme.
  • The prime minister pledged again that his government would not implement conscription for overseas service.
  • The aim of these articles is to inform the Fellowship of missionary activity, both at home and overseas.
  • Just as the Olympic flame is about to reach Hong Kong and mainland China, the Guangdong province police have recently uncovered a case in which a cheap-rate factory in Guangdong was filling out orders by overseas Tibet splittist organizations to manufacture the snow-mountain-lion flags of Free Tibet. The Jawa Report
  • Not until November 1944 were conscripts sent to fight overseas. The Collins History of the World in the 20th Century
  • Then he received a yearlong remote assignment overseas and had to go without his family. Christianity Today
  • The capital of the overseas territory of French Polynesia, a port on the northwest coast of Tahiti in the Society Islands of the southern Pacific Ocean.
  • The paper analyzes the evolution of Straits Settlements governments policy to overseas Chinese secret society.
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