English adjective: foreign
|1.||foreign of concern to or concerning the affairs of other nations (other than your own)|
A foreign office.
|Similar||abroad, external, international, outside, overseas|
|2.||foreign relating to or originating in or characteristic of another place or part of the world|
A foreign accent.
On business in a foreign city.
|Similar||adventive, alien, established, exotic, foreign-born, imported, naturalized, nonnative, nonnative, tramontane, unnaturalised, unnaturalized|
|Attribute||curiousness, foreignness, strangeness, strangeness, unfamiliarity|
|3.||foreign not contained in or deriving from the essential nature of something|
|Samples||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.
|4.||foreign not belonging to that in which it is contained; introduced from an outside source|
|Samples||Water free of extraneous matter.|
Foreign particles in milk.