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foreign policy

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Definition of foreign policy in English:

noun

[mass noun]
A government’s strategy in dealing with other nations: a scathing critic of US foreign policy [as modifier]: a foreign-policy crisis
More example sentences
  • The President is busy with foreign-policy flare-ups and a vexing economy.
  • The department is not involved directly because it is essentially a foreign-policy issue.
  • Much remains to be done to refine our nation's rapid-deployment capability in support of foreign-policy objectives.

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