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Definition of "foreigner" []

  • One who is from a foreign country or place. (noun)
  • One who is from outside a particular group or community; an outsider. (noun)
  • A person from a foreign country; alien (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • An outsider or interloper (noun)
  • Something from a foreign country, such as a ship or product (noun)

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Use "foreigner" in a sentence
  • "The term foreigner is used to refer to al - Qaeda associated operatives of Arab and Central Asian origin."
  • "The term foreigner is locally used for al-Qaeda-linked militants of Arab and Central Asian origin."
  • "In that case, marrying a foreigner is a privilege granted by the government."