foreign

foreign
'forən
adjective
1) (belonging to a country other than one's own: a foreign passport.) extranjero
2) ((with to) not naturally part of: Anger was foreign to her nature.) ajeno a
foreign adj extranjero
a foreign tourist un turista extranjero
foreign
tr['fɒrɪn]
adjective
1 (from abroad) extranjero,-a
2 (dealing with other countries) exterior
3 (strange) ajeno,-a, extraño,-a
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SMALLIDIOMATIC EXPRESSION/SMALL
foreign affairs asuntos nombre masculino plural exteriores
foreign aid ayuda exterior
foreign body cuerpo extraño
foreign currency divisas nombre femenino plural
foreign correspondent corresponsal nombre masulino o femenino extranjero,-a
foreign exchange divisas nombre femenino plural
foreign language lengua extranjera, idioma nombre masculino extranjero
foreign legion legión nombre femenino extranjera
Foreign Minister Ministro,-a de Asuntos Exteriores
Foreign Ministry Ministerio de Asuntos Exteriores
Foreign Office SMALLBRITISH ENGLISH/SMALL Ministerio de Asuntos Exteriores
foreign policy política exterior
Foreign Secretary SMALLBRITISH ENGLISH/SMALL Ministro,-a de Asuntos Exteriores
foreign trade comercio exterior
foreign ['fɔrən] adj
1) : extranjero, exterior
foreign countries: países extranjeros
foreign trade: comercio exterior
2) alien: ajeno, extraño
foreign to their nature: ajeno a su carácter
a foreign body: un cuerpo extraño
foreign
adj.
advenedizo, -a adj.
ajeno, -a adj.
exterior adj.
extranjero, -a adj.
extraño, -a adj.
forastero, -a adj.
foráneo, -a adj.
'fɔːrən, 'fɑː-, 'fɒrən
adjective
1)
a) <custom/country/language> extranjero
b) <policyade/relations> exterior

foreign debt — deuda f externa

2) (alien)

to be foreign TO something/somebody — ser* ajeno a algo/alguien

3) (Med) extraño

a foreign body — un cuerpo extraño

['fɒrɪn]
1. ADJ
1) (gen) [person, country, language] extranjero; [import] del extranjero; [debt] exterior

this was her first foreign holiday — estas eran sus primeras vacaciones en el extranjero

her job involves a lot of foreign travel — su trabajo supone que tiene que viajar a menudo por el extranjero

foreign news — noticias fpl internacionales

2) (Pol) [minister, ministry] de asuntos exteriores; [policy, relations] exterior
3) frm (=extraneous) [object, substance] extraño
4)

foreign to

a) (=uncharacteristic of) ajeno a, impropio de

such behaviour was foreign to his nature — este comportamiento era ajeno a or impropio de su carácter

b) (=unfamiliar to) ajeno a

it's an idea which is completely foreign to them — es una idea que les resulta totalmente ajena

2.
CPD

foreign affairs NPL — asuntos mpl exteriores

Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs — Secretario(-a) m / f de Estado para Asuntos Exteriores

foreign affairs correspondent N — corresponsal mf de asuntos exteriores

foreign agent N — agente mf extranjero(-a)

foreign aid N(=aid to other countries) ayuda f al extranjero, ayuda f internacional; (=aid from abroad) ayuda f internacional

foreign body Nfrm cuerpo m extraño frm

foreign correspondent N — corresponsal mf en el extranjero

foreign currency N — moneda f extranjera

foreign currency income N — ingresos mpl de moneda extranjera

tourism is a major source of our foreign currency income — el turismo es una importante fuente de ingresos de moneda extranjera para nuestro país

foreign debt N — deuda f externa or exterior

foreign exchange N(=currency) divisas fpl ; (=reserves) reservas fpl de divisas; (=market) mercado m de divisas; (=system) cambio m de divisas

tourism is Thailand's biggest earner of foreign exchange — el turismo es la principal fuente de divisas para Tailandia

on the foreign exchanges — en los mercados de divisas

foreign exchange dealer N — agente mf de cambio, operador(a) m / f cambiario(-a) or de cambio

foreign exchange market N — mercado m de divisas

foreign exchange rate N — tipo m de cambio de divisas

foreign exchange reserves NPL — reservas fpl de divisas

foreign exchange trader N= foreign exchange dealer

foreign exchange trading N — operaciones fpl de cambio (de divisas)

foreign investment N(from abroad) inversión f extranjera; (in other countries) inversión f en el extranjero

the Foreign Legion N — la legión extranjera

Foreign Minister N — Ministro(-a) m / f de Asuntos Exteriores

Foreign Ministry N — Ministerio m de Asuntos Exteriores

foreign national N — ciudadano(-a) m / f extranjero(-a)

the Foreign Office N(Brit) el Ministerio de Asuntos Exteriores

foreign policy N — política f exterior

Foreign Secretary N(Brit) Ministro(-a) m / f de Asuntos Exteriores

foreign service N(US) servicio m exterior

foreign trade N — comercio m exterior

* * *
['fɔːrən, 'fɑː-, 'fɒrən]
adjective
1)
a) <custom/country/language> extranjero
b) <policy/trade/relations> exterior

foreign debt — deuda f externa

2) (alien)

to be foreign TO something/somebody — ser* ajeno a algo/alguien

3) (Med) extraño

a foreign body — un cuerpo extraño


English-spanish dictionary. 2013.

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