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foreign

 [for´en]
1. not normal or usual to a place.
2. in immunology, pertaining to substances not recognized as “self” and capable of inducing an immune response.
foreign body reaction a granulomatous inflammatory response evoked by the presence of a foreign body in the tissues; a characteristic feature of this is the formation of foreign body giant cells (see giant cell).

foreign

/for·eign/ (for´en) in immunology, pertaining to substances not recognized as “self” and capable of inducing an immune response.

foreign

(fôr′ĭn, fŏr′-)
adj.
1. Situated in an abnormal or improper place in the body and typically introduced from outside: a foreign object in the eye.
2. Subject to the jurisdiction of another political unit.

for′eign·ness n.
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The minister was briefing the Senate Standing Committee on Foriegn Affairs, Kashmir Affairs and Gilgit Baltistan on the steps being taken by the government for the foreign tourists and the Chinese working on development projects in Pakistan.
Israeli Foriegn Ministryclaimed Israel hasn't violated the Fourth Geneva Convention, because the Palestinian Authority (PA) is not a state and that it did not signed the convention.
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The Russian Foriegn Minister urged the Syrian armed opposition to abide by Annan's plan, highlighting that some internal opposition groups categorically refuse foreign intervention in Syria's affairs.
Manama: April 11 -- (BNA) On the occasion of HM the King's current visit to Japan upon an invitation from HM the Japanese Emperor Akihito, Minister of Foriegn Affairs, Shaikh Khaled bin Ahmed bin Mohammed Al Khalifa said that the visit is the first official visit by His Majesty the King to an Asian country.
A community council member, Wakeel Ahmad Mashal, said the front gate of his house was destroyed during a firefight between foriegn soldiers and Talbian fighters, who had taken position inside a mosque of the village.
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Kyrgyz Foreign Minister Ruslan Kazakbaev today met with Ambassador of Brazil Frederico Meyer, reported the press service of the Kyrgyz Foriegn Ministry.