Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun One who is from a foreign country or place.
  • noun One who is from outside a particular group or community; an outsider.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A person born or domiciled in a foreign country, or outside of the country or jurisdiction referred to; an alien.
  • noun One who does not belong to a certain class, association, society, etc.; an outsider.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A person belonging to or owning allegiance to a foreign country; one not native in the country or jurisdiction under consideration, or not naturalized there; an alien; a stranger.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A person from a foreign country.
  • noun A private job run by an employee at a trade factory rather than going through the business.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun someone who is excluded from or is not a member of a group
  • noun a person who comes from a foreign country; someone who does not owe allegiance to your country

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Examples

  • The term foreigner is used to refer to al - Qaeda associated operatives of Arab and Central Asian origin.

    Elder of Ziyon

  • The term foreigner is locally used for al-Qaeda-linked militants of Arab and Central Asian origin.

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper

  • In that case, marrying a foreigner is a privilege granted by the government.

    Do you have a right to marry a foreigner? : Law is Cool

  • In that case, marrying a foreigner is a privilege granted by the government.

    2009 June : Law is Cool

  • For companies already incorporated in Mexico, a plain copy of the Corporate Charter and of the minutes of the shareholders 'meeting must be included, in which the increase of capital or, as in this case, the acquisition of the shares by a foreigner is acknowledged.

    Doing business in Mexico: general legal, business & entry issues

  • If it's an emergency, they can start tapping and days later provide "probable cause" that the foreigner is a foreigner to the secret court.

    Boing Boing

  • For companies already incorporated in Mexico, a plain copy of the Corporate Charter and of the minutes of the shareholders 'meeting must be included, in which the increase of capital or, as in this case, the acquisition of the shares by a foreigner is acknowledged.

    Doing business in Mexico: general legal, business & entry issues

  • To be solved, the murder and torture of an elderly couple in an isolated farmhouse and the subsequent racially motivated crime that starts to spread when the old lady's dying word, 'foreigner', is leaked to the press.

    Once more unto the screech (of tyres), dear Ken.

  • To be solved, the murder and torture of an elderly couple in an isolated farmhouse and the subsequent racially motivated crime that starts to spread when the old lady's dying word, 'foreigner', is leaked to the press.

    Once more unto the screech (of tyres), dear Ken.

  • To be solved, the murder and torture of an elderly couple in an isolated farmhouse and the subsequent racially motivated crime that starts to spread when the old lady's dying word, 'foreigner', is leaked to the press.

    45 entries from March 2008

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