Definición de alien en inglés:

alien

Saltos de línea: alien
Pronunciación: /ˈeɪlɪən
 
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adjetivo

  • 1Belonging to a foreign country: an alien culture
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    • This is blundering on foreign soil in an alien culture which they fail to grasp and arrogantly underestimate and they will ultimately pay the price of their ignorance.
    • Despite numerous campaigns among players and fans to try and tackle racism, the game is still submerged in a sea of stereotypes about foreigners and alien cultures.
    • For right-wing politicians, this commodification is associated with an invasive, alien, foreign culture.
    Sinónimos
    foreign, overseas, non-native, external, distant, remote
  • 1.1(Of a plant or animal species) introduced from another country and later naturalized: many food chains are based upon alien plants
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    • The controversy over trout introductions has come to focus much of the current awareness on the impact of alien species both plant and animal.
    • In this context the issue of alien plant and animal species becomes problematic.
    • He urged gardeners to avoid the use of exotic plants and not to plant alien flowers out in the wild or along hedgerows.

sustantivo

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  • 2A hypothetical or fictional being from another world: she discovers that the alien’s spaceship has crashed
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    • Reading that he thinks aliens in spaceships brought the DNA that humans came from to earth was enough.
    • Go there and see an awe-inspiring picture of one of the original aliens in its spaceship.
    • The novel follows the journey of a small group of people who leave our solar system to make contact with these newly discovered aliens.
    Sinónimos

Derivativos

alienness

Pronunciación: /ˈeɪlɪənnɪs/
sustantivo
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • I've always been fascinated by the mix of alienness and similarity one finds in the leaders of countries like Iraq - really across what we used to call the Third World.
  • The film asks us to see our own planet as an alien planet, and to look again at the unconquerable alienness of other people, at the enigma of absence and presence, death and life.
  • My great interest in Anglo-Indian contact in that period was the profound alienness of each group in the eyes of the other.

Origen

Middle English: via Old French from Latin alienus 'belonging to another', from alius 'other'.

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