foreign


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of, from, or characteristic of another place or part of the world

not part of the essential nature of a thing

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of concern to or concerning the affairs of other nations (other than your own)

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relating to or originating in or characteristic of another place or part of the world

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not contained in or deriving from the essential nature of something

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not belonging to that in which it is contained

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The judicial Power shall extend to all Cases, in Law and Equity, arising under this Constitution, the Laws of the United States, and Treaties made, or which shall be made, under their Authority;--to all Cases affecting Ambassadors, other public Ministers and Consuls;--to all Cases of admiralty and maritime Jurisdiction;--to Controversies to which the United States shall be a Party;--to Controversies between two or more States;--between a State and Citizens of another State;--between Citizens of different States; --between Citizens of the same State claiming Lands under Grants of different States, and between a State, or the Citizens thereof, and foreign States, Citizens or Subjects.
Presently it left the thronged district behind to enter a section of small shops, where it stopped before the entrance to one which bore the sign of a dealer in foreign silks.
In the ease of Turlington's house, the foreign merchants had drawn their bills on him for sums large in the aggregate, if not large in themselves; had long since turned those bills into cash in their own markets, for their own necessities; and had now left the money which their paper represented to be paid by their London correspondents as it fell due.
Our houses are built with foreign taste; our shelves are garnished with foreign ornaments; our opinions, our tastes, our faculties, lean, and follow the Past and the Distant.
Our dependence on these foreign goods leads us to our slavish respect for numbers.
He was in the Foreign Office once, and every one was predicting for him a brilliant career.
He has had wireless telegraphy installed; he has a telegraph office in the house, half-a-dozen private wires, and they say that he spends an immense amount of money keeping in touch with foreign politics.
Do you mean to say that this man Fentolin actually possesses information which the Government hasn't as to the intentions of foreign Powers?
Dick," he said earnestly, "if only you'd believe it, the adventures in the Arabian Nights were as nothing compared with the present-day drama of foreign politics.
But in favor of foreign travel I would urge the change of habits, the removal from conditions calling up reminiscences.
Finally his decision was pronounced: they were to go abroad, but to put no faith in foreign quacks, and to apply to him in any need.
But there was a foreign gentleman among them: whom Mr Podsnap had invited after much debate with himself--believing the whole European continent to be in mortal alliance against the young person--and there was a droll disposition, not only on the part of Mr Podsnap but of everybody else, to treat him as if he were a child who was hard of hearing.
The foreign gentleman found it, without doubt, enormement riche.
The foreign gentleman begged to be pardoned, but did not altogether understand.
The foreign gentleman said, 'Mais, yees; I know eem.