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foreign affairs

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plural noun
  1. activities of a nation in its relationships with other nations; international relations.
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Origin of foreign affairs

First recorded in 1605–15
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foreign affairs

pl n
  1. matters abroad that involve the homeland, such as relations with another country
  2. matters that do not involve the homeland
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