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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

(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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no wild Beast of prey or any other thing to annoy the Inhabitants, but Cold and Hunger: Here lies a large Country, open to receive any Inhabitants from forein Parts, and large enough to satisfie the Undertakers: The Land would produce European Grain, if planted here, and breed Cattle.
Head of Kataeb's Central Committee and Metn MP Sami Gemayel criticized Mansour for failing to act on anti-Syria complaints, accusing the forein minister of acting in line with his sectarian affiliation.
Jay Carney, White House spokesman, said such a measure would "cross a red line," suggesting forein military intervention in Syria.
Neat and clean cotton will not only fetch forein exchange but also improve the financial condition of farmers, they added.
Forein Minister, Ali Kerti sent a message to the Authority's Secretariat in this connection .
"We reviewed bilateral relations and took a joint decision to meet prior to all international forums" noted Turkish Forein Minister.
Iran's defense minister warned on Tuesday that the Islamic Republic could strike back at Western warships in the Gulf if it were attacked over its nuclear program, the semi-official Fars news agency reported, while Tehran's forein minister cimed western powers were showing "traces of realism" after they failed to decide on new sanctions.
TRIUMPH and despair come to the forein Tchaikovsky's Pathetique Symphony.
The cramped confines of the yacht are ones that have been tried and tested be forein the likes of Dead Calm and Very Bad Things, and it works well.
in the Rotuli Parliamentorum: 'null estrange merchant alien' (III, 308a); 'qe chescun nief ou vesselle alien, et estraunge alien' (III, 663a); 'qe chescun forein & alien' (III, 492a), etc.
Though fearing "to overlay this our volume with heapes o f forein histories," Foxe includes "these great victoryes of the Turkes, and unprosperous speede of our men fightyng agaynst them," so as to "admonish and teach us, folowyng the example of the old Israelites, how to seke for greater strength, to encounter with these enemyes of Christ, then hetherto we have done" (871).