Definition of foreign-looking in English:

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Exotic or unfamiliar in appearance: the police singled out foreign-looking passengers for questioning stalls jammed with colourful foreign-looking fruits and vegetables
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  • He said officers were often reluctant to challenge foreign-looking people for fear of attracting racism complaints which might threaten their career.
  • He opens the door and casts a tearful eye on the dignified, elegant, foreign-looking woman who will win his heart.
  • What photo teachers love are shots of old people peering out of ornate windows, especially foreign-looking old people and foreign-looking windows.

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