- of or relating to law outside of local jurisdiction.
- of or relating to another jurisdiction, as of another nation or state.
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How to use foreign in a sentence
These were the same girlfriends, half of whom were home-schooling moms pre-covid, whose ideas about K-12 learning were foreign to me.Distance learning was a disaster. So I decided to teach my daughter myself.|Tracey Lewis-Giggetts|November 19, 2020|Washington Post
That dependence on foreign chipmakers has long been source of anxiety for China’s leaders.China wants to make its own chips. 2 failures in 1 week show how hard that will be|claychandler|November 19, 2020|Fortune
Their basic belief was that if you could stay with people in a foreign country and learn about them directly and vice versa, we would be more likely to have world peace.
With the bulk of the votes counted, government officials pointed to the threat of “foreign influence” campaigns — or misinformation — that would try to cast doubt on the election results.Decrypted: Grayshift raises $47M, Apple bugs under attack, video game maker hacked|Zack Whittaker|November 9, 2020|TechCrunch
This is the largest foreign direct investment in Telangana, a state that was formed in 2014, said Rama Rao.Amazon to invest $2.8 billion to build its second data center region in India|Manish Singh|November 6, 2020|TechCrunch
Beyond that, however, he is doubly affected by his foreignness.
The rich clothing became him well, and had just a hint of foreignness, as if commonly he were more roughly garbed.The Path of the King|John Buchan
Yet every time we cross the Channel we are reminded in some fresh way of the foreignness of foreign countries.Personality in Literature|Rolfe Arnold Scott-James
Aggie, whose speech had the prettiest faintest foreignness, sweetly and eagerly quavered.The Awkward Age|Henry James
The foreignness as an asset overcame his objection to the French, and “an actress” also sounded unconventional.George Borrow|Edward Thomas
Such words are not unknown to the Englishman, but when he uses them it is with a plain sense of their foreignness.The American Language|Henry L. Mencken