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foreign
Inglés americano: /ˈfɔrən/
Inglés británico: /ˈfɒrɪn/

Traducción de foreign en español:

adjective

  • 1 1.1
    (custom/country/language)
    foreign labor
    mano (feminine) de obra del exterior
    he looks foreign I hear you're off to foreign parts
    me han dicho que te vas al extranjero
    foreign-born
    nacido en el extranjero
    Oraciones de ejemplo
    • And a beautiful thing, for me, was that most spoke with foreign accents and in foreign languages.
    • My life has been spent pretty equally between the two countries, and I flatter myself I speak both languages without any foreign accent.
    • Thousands of foreigners, with foreign currency and language, needed to have a special market set up.
    1.2
    (policy/trade/relations/aid)
    foreign debt
    Oraciones de ejemplo
    • No. Are they offering us a new foreign policy or another way of dealing with dictators and terrorists?
    • Lawyers and those dealing with foreign affairs have a smooth week ahead.
    • Taubman recounts all of his subject's most significant dealings, both in terms of foreign and domestic policy.
  • 2 (alien) Ver ejemplos:to be foreign to something/somebody
    ser ajeno a algo/alguien
    that's foreign to her nature
    eso es ajeno a su carácter
    the idea was completely foreign to him
    la idea le era completamente ajena
    Oraciones de ejemplo
    • It felt too strange, too foreign, like she'd forsaken all of her unknown past.
    • There is a tendency to regard extremism and reaction within a part of the Muslim community in the west as something intrinsically strange or foreign.
    • We're so used to the idea of the media as something that we're privileged to have, that the idea of it actively coming to us is foreign and strange.
  • 3 (Medicine)
    (substance)
    a foreign body
    un cuerpo extraño
    Oraciones de ejemplo
    • Lawyers protested that it would expose clients to unreasonable pressure, and introduce a foreign element into the court.
    • Now introduce two types of foreign elements - lets say bacteria and viruses.
    • This label encompasses processes such as deleting a gene from or introducing a foreign gene into a plant's DNA.

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