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Definition of "foreign policy" [foreign policy]

  • The diplomatic policy of a nation in its interactions with other nations. (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.

Use "foreign policy" in a sentence
  • "In this period the chief object of the foreign policy of the Hohenzollerns was to increase their possessions along the Baltic."
  • "Beyond State and the NSC, Ike also had a third resource for foreign policy management: his staff secretary Andrew Goodpaster."
  • "Others point to Harry Hopkins, who also held no foreign policy position but who served as Franklin Roosevelts primary diplomat during World War II."