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Forgien Meaning and Definition

By Tayyaba Rehman — Updated on February 20, 2024
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Foreign Definitions

"Foreign" describes something or someone that is from a different country, unfamiliar, or not native.
She enjoyed learning about foreign cultures and languages.
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"Foreign" means originating from, belonging to, or characteristic of a country or culture other than one's own.
He loved listening to foreign music from around the world.
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"Foreign" refers to something outside and unfamiliar to one's own environment or experience.
The foreign landscape was both beautiful and mysterious.
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"Foreign" describes being external to a particular place or community.
They imported foreign goods to expand their product range.
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"Foreign" signifies something not native or indigenous to a place.
The zoo had many foreign species of animals.
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"Foreign" denotes belonging to a different nation, culture, or language.
She took classes to learn a foreign language.
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"Foreign" implies being unfamiliar or not characteristic of one's usual surroundings.
The foreign customs were fascinating to the travelers.
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"Foreign" conveys the sense of being strange or different.
The foreign ideas challenged his way of thinking.
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"Foreign" represents something or someone from another country or jurisdiction.
The foreign diplomat visited the city for talks.
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"Foreign" indicates something that is not relevant or pertinent to a particular matter.
Technical jargon seemed foreign to the new learners.
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"Foreign" defines anything that is not native or familiar to a particular place or context.
The foreign exchange student adapted quickly to her new school.
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Located away from one's native country
On business in a foreign city.
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Of, characteristic of, or from a place or country other than the one being considered
A foreign custom.
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Conducted or involved with other nations or governments; not domestic
Foreign trade.
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Situated in an abnormal or improper place in the body and typically introduced from outside
A foreign object in the eye.
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Not natural; alien
Jealousy is foreign to her nature.
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Not germane; irrelevant.
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Subject to the jurisdiction of another political unit.
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Located outside a country or place, especially one's own.
Foreign markets; foreign soil
He liked visiting foreign cities.
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Originating from, characteristic of, belonging to, or being a citizen of a country or place other than the one under discussion.
Foreign car; foreign word; foreign citizen; foreign trade
There are many more foreign students in Europe since the Erasmus scheme started.
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Relating to a different nation.
Foreign policy; foreign navies
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Not characteristic of or naturally taken in by an organism or system.
Foreign body;foreign substance;foreign gene;foreign species
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Alien; strange.
It was completely foreign to their way of thinking.
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(obsolete) Held at a distance; excluded; exiled.
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From a different one of the states of the United States, as of a state of residence or incorporation.
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Belonging to a different organization, company etc.
My bank charges me $2.50 every time I use a foreign ATM.
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Outside, outdoors, outdoor.
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A foreign person, particularly:
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A foreigner: a person from another country.
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An outsider: a person from another place or group.
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A non-guildmember.
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A foreign vehicle, particularly:
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(obsolete) A foreign ship.
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(slang) A foreign whip, a car produced abroad.
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Clipping of chamber foreign: an outhouse.
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A foreign area, particularly:
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An area of a community that lies outside the legal town or parish limits.
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An area of a monastery outside its legal limits or serving as an outer court.
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Short for various phrases, including foreign language, foreign parts, and foreign service.
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Outside; extraneous; separated; alien; as, a foreign country; a foreign government.
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Not native or belonging to a certain country; born in or belonging to another country, nation, sovereignty, or locality; as, a foreign language; foreign fruits.
Hail, foreign wonder!Whom certain these rough shades did never breed.
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Remote; distant; strange; not belonging; not connected; not pertaining or pertient; not appropriate; not harmonious; not agreeable; not congenial; - with to or from; as, foreign to the purpose; foreign to one's nature.
This design is not foreign from some people's thoughts.
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Held at a distance; excluded; exiled.
Kept him a foreign man still; which so grieved him,That he ran mad and died.
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Of concern to or concerning the affairs of other nations (other than your own);
Foreign trade
A foreign office
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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
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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
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Not belonging to that in which it is contained; introduced from an outside source;
Water free of extraneous matter
Foreign particles in milk
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Foreign Sentences

The foreign policy of the country focused on strengthening global relationships.
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They adopted a foreign approach to solve the problem.
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Learning a foreign language can be challenging but rewarding.
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They were interested in foreign films with subtitles.
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His foreign accent revealed that he was not a local.
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The foreign exchange rate affected their travel budget.
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He collected stamps from foreign countries as a hobby.
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She was excited to try foreign dishes at the international food festival.
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The foreign landscape was unlike anything she had seen before.
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The museum displayed artifacts from foreign civilizations.
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He found the foreign currency confusing at first.
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The foreign delegates attended the conference to discuss global issues.
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She wrote a report on foreign investment trends.
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The foreign plants thrived in the botanical garden.
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The students welcomed the foreign visitor with enthusiasm.
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Foreign Idioms & Phrases

Foreign Territory

An area or subject that is unfamiliar or unexplored.
Writing fiction was foreign territory for the journalist accustomed to reporting facts.
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Foreign Exchange

The exchange of one currency for another or learning about different cultures through direct experience.
She went to France as part of a foreign exchange program.
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Foreign Tongue

A language that is not one’s native language.
She spoke French fluently, though it was a foreign tongue to her.
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Foreign Concept

An idea or principle that is completely unfamiliar or not understood.
The idea of living without technology was a foreign concept to the teenagers.
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Foreign Elements

Components or aspects that are not native or typical to a particular environment or setting.
The detective noticed foreign elements at the crime scene that didn’t belong there.
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In a Foreign Land

Being in a country other than one’s own.
He felt excited and a little nervous about starting a new life in a foreign land.
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Foreign Influence

The impact or effect from an outside or international source.
The cuisine in the region had a strong foreign influence, particularly from neighboring countries.
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Foreign Affairs

Matters related to relationships between countries.
She had a keen interest in foreign affairs and international politics.
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Foreign to One’s Nature

Something that is not characteristic or typical of a person.
Lying was foreign to her nature, so she always valued honesty.
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Foreign Waters

Literal or metaphorical reference to being in an environment or situation that is unfamiliar or potentially dangerous.
Navigating the new market was like sailing in foreign waters for the experienced businessman.
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Treat as Foreign

To handle something as if it is strange or unfamiliar.
Even though he had lived there for years, the locals continued to treat him as foreign.
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Foreign Relations

The diplomatic dealings and relationships between countries.
He specialized in foreign relations and worked at the embassy.
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Foreign Policy

A government’s strategy in dealing with other nations.
The new president promised to change the country’s foreign policy.
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Foreign Matter

A substance or element that is present in a place where it should not be.
The lab tests revealed foreign matter in the sample that couldn’t be identified.
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Foreign to the Discussion

Irrelevant or unrelated to the topic being discussed.
His comments about the weather were foreign to the discussion about budget cuts.
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Foreign Trade

The commercial transactions between countries.
The port city thrived on foreign trade, importing and exporting goods globally.
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Foreign Body

An object or piece of material that is present where it doesn’t belong, especially in a biological context.
The surgery was to remove a foreign body that had accidentally been ingested.
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Foreign Investment

Money invested in a business or property in another country.
The startup was thriving thanks to foreign investment from overseas investors.
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Foreign Aid

Assistance, often in the form of money or goods, provided by one country to another.
After the natural disaster, the country received significant foreign aid from various international organizations.
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As Foreign as

Extremely unfamiliar or different compared to what is known.
The customs in the remote village were as foreign as anything the travelers had ever experienced.
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Foreign FAQs

How do we divide foreign into syllables?

For-eign.
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How is foreign used in a sentence?

"She enjoys learning about foreign cultures."
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What is a stressed syllable in foreign?

The stressed syllable in foreign is the first one: FOR-eign.
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Why is it called foreign?

It is called foreign because it describes something that is not from or characteristic of one's own country, place, or group; originating from the Latin "foris" meaning "outside."
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How many syllables are in foreign?

There are two syllables in foreign.
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What is the pronunciation of foreign?

Foreign is pronounced as /ˈfɔːr.ɪn/ or /ˈfɒr.ɪn/ depending on the dialect.
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What is the verb form of foreign?

Foreign is an adjective and does not have a direct verb form. Related actions might use verbs like "foreignize" or "alienate," though these are less common and have slightly different meanings.
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What is the root word of foreign?

The root word of foreign is the Latin "foris," meaning "outside."
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What is another term for foreign?

Another term for foreign could be "exotic" or "overseas."
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What is the singular form of foreign?

Foreign is the same in both singular and plural forms when used as an adjective.
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What is the plural form of foreign?

As an adjective, foreign does not change form for plural nouns; it remains foreign.
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What is the opposite of foreign?

The opposite of foreign could be "domestic" or "native."
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Is foreign a vowel or consonant?

The term foreign includes both vowels (o, e, i) and consonants (f, r, g, n); it is not classified solely as a vowel or a consonant.
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Which determiner is used with foreign?

Determiners like "a," "the," and possessives like "your" or "our" can be used with foreign, depending on the context.
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Is foreign a collective noun?

No, foreign is not a collective noun.
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Is the word foreign imperative?

No, foreign is not imperative; it is descriptive.
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Which vowel is used before foreign?

The indefinite article "a" is used before foreign, as in "a foreign country."
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Which article is used with foreign?

Both "a" and "the" can be used with foreign, depending on whether the noun it describes is being introduced for the first time or is already known: "a foreign concept" or "the foreign policy."
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Is foreign an abstract noun?

No, foreign is not a noun; it's an adjective.
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Is foreign a negative or positive word?

Foreign is neutral; it can have positive or negative connotations depending on the context.
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Is the word foreign Gerund?

No, foreign is not a gerund; it is an adjective.
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Is the word “foreign” a Direct object or an Indirect object?

Foreign, being an adjective, cannot be a direct or indirect object; it describes nouns.
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Which conjunction is used with foreign?

Conjunctions are not specifically used with foreign; their use depends on the sentence structure.
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What part of speech is foreign?

Foreign is an adjective.
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Is foreign a noun or adjective?

Foreign is an adjective.
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Is foreign an adverb?

No, foreign is not an adverb.
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Is foreign a countable noun?

Foreign is not a noun; it's an adjective, so it's not countable.
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Is the foreign term a metaphor?

Foreign can be used metaphorically to describe something unfamiliar or different from what is usual.
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Which preposition is used with foreign?

Prepositions such as "to" (as in "foreign to our customs") or "in" (as in "specialist in foreign languages") can be used, depending on the context.
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