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foreign relations

noun
1.
(used with a plural verb) the dealings and relationships between nations.
2.
(used with a singular verb) the field of foreign affairs:
an expert in foreign relations.
3.
(used with a singular verb) the quality or character of foreign affairs as a consequence of foreign policy:
a deterioration in their foreign relations.
Origin of foreign relations
1800-1810
An Americanism dating back to 1800-10
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