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1. A reference to being located away from one's native country: Ivan was on a business trip to a foreign nation to arrange the sale of his company's production of children's shoes.
2.Characteristic of being from a location other than the one being considered: It was a foreign custom for a man to kiss a woman's hand when he was introduced to her.
3. Descriptive of being involved with other nations or governments; not domestic: Nancy's company was increasing its foreign trade with France and Germany.
4. Situated in an abnormal or improper place in the body and typically introduced from outside: The doctor said that Sherman had a foreign object in his eye.
5. Subject to the jurisdiction of a different political unit: When Ed decided to stay in Spain longer as a foreign resident, he had to renew his U.S. passport.
6. Etymology: from Latin foras, "outside"; Late Latin foranus, "on the outside"; Old French forain; Middle English foreine.
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