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English

Etymology

From Old French forain, from Vulgar Latin *forānus, from [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] forās, forīs outside.

Pronunciation

Adjective

foreign (comparative {{{1}}}, superlative {{{2}}})

Positive
foreign

Comparative
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Superlative
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  1. From a different country.
    foreign students
  2. Belonging to a different culture.
    Eating with chopsticks was a foreign concept to him
  3. Of an object, etc, in a place where it does not belong.
    foreign body

Synonyms

Antonyms

  • (from a different country): domestic
  • (belonging to a different culture): native

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