Definition of foreign-returned in English:

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(Of a person) educated or trained abroad and now living again in India: being a foreign-returned person was helping him up in the Party
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  • I was 26-years-old, foreign-returned, aspiring to write, travel, and live in the sun.
  • The city-bred, foreign-returned friend claimed that he could tell the exact number of goats owned by the one who stays in the village without counting.
  • These are people who are born and brought up in Pakistan, and they don't include even foreign-returned Pakistanis.

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