What is foreign?

  • (adj): Relating to or originating in or characteristic of another place or part of the world.
    Example: "Foreign nations"; "a foreign accent"; "on business in a foreign city"
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on foreign:

Foreign Relations Of Pakistan - Foreign Policy of Pakistan
... The Foreign policy of Pakistan sets out in the way it interacts with foreign nations and to determine its standard of interactions for its organizations, corporations and individual citizens ... The Foreign Minister of Pakistan is the official charged with state-to-state diplomacy, although the Prime minister maintains an ultimate authority over foreign policy ... The state foreign policy includes defining the national interest, as well as the economic interest and strategies chosen both to safeguard that and to achieve its policy goals ...
Foreign Relations Of Pakistan
... Pakistan has a fierce independent foreign policy, especially when it comes to issues such as development of nuclear weapons, construction of nuclear reactors, foreign military purchases ...
Foreign Relations Of New Zealand
... The foreign relations of New Zealand are oriented chiefly toward developed democratic nations and emerging Pacific economies ... major political parties have generally agreed on the broad outlines of foreign policy, and the current coalition government has been active in promoting free trade, nuclear disarmament, and arms control ...
Foreign Relations Of Mexico
... The foreign relations of Mexico are directed by the President of the United Mexican States and managed through the Secretariat of Foreign Affairs ... The principles of the foreign policy are constitutionally recognized in the Article 89, Section 10, which include respect for international law and legal equality ... Once the order was reestablished, its foreign policy was built under hemispheric prestige in subsequent decades ...
Foreign Relations Of New Zealand - Foreign Aid
... a semi-autonomous body within the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade ... In 2007 New Zealand was the sixth lowest foreign aid donor in the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), based on proportion of gross national income ...

More definitions of "foreign":

  • (adj): Not belonging to that in which it is contained; introduced from an outside source.
    Example: "Foreign particles in milk"
    Synonyms: extraneous
  • (adj): Not contained in or deriving from the essential nature of something.
    Example: "The mysticism so foreign to the French mind and temper"; "jealousy is foreign to her nature"
    Synonyms: alien
  • (adj): Of concern to or concerning the affairs of other nations (other than your own).
    Example: "Foreign trade"; "a foreign office"

Famous quotes containing the word foreign:

    So the gentle poet’s name
    To foreign parts is blown by fame;
    Seek him in his native town,
    He is hidden and unknown.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)

    The worst enemy of good government is not our ignorant foreign voter, but our educated domestic railroad president, our prominent business man, our leading lawyer.
    John Jay Chapman (1862–1933)

    Oh, has the foul atmosphere of foreign lands extinguished all your self-respect? Do you come back sordid and sycophantic, and the slave of opinions you would once have utterly detested?
    Augusta Evans (1835–1909)