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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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What is worth noting here is that the Benjaminian foreignness that does not lend itself to translation is synonymous with the Goethean special or peculiar characteristics that must be taken for granted and left untouched.
In addition, a message that values the country of origin as being the United States of America may interfere with how much the consumer judges there to be affinity between the foreignness of the brand and its respective equity.
This gap is even deeper within the context of the assets of foreignness literature, which welcomes further insight on the dynamics of how firms operate within networks (Denk et al.
To Be Cared For: The Power of Conversion and Foreignness of Belonging in an Indian Slum has successfully systematically articulated the layers of inequalities and intersections between caste, class, and gender inequalities through its ethnographic depth.
understanding of foreignness. As Budi, one of my respondents, an
The main objective of the learning program was to foster attitudinal change in students regarding prejudices, stereotypes, and perceptions of foreignness against people from other cultures.
state's interpretation of an individual's communications data can identify the person as not a United States person, and thus create the legal framework for "reasonable belief" foreignness.
In this paper we build on resource-dependency theory, liability of foreignness, and RBV to examine the relation among SME EO, research and marketing alliance participation, and international performance.
Even through your shoe you have the sense of something unusual, something marked by a special 'give.' It is a foreignness upon the pavement.
This month's cover image, which shows the head of Statue A, captures something that feels familiar and almost human in its drama; but the faintly pocked texture and bold details of the bronze hold the sculpture at bay, sustaining its tantalising foreignness.
As Davison writes, "The code-switching experiments that both Woolf and Mansfield try out by expanding translation conceptually as metaphor show them experimenting intuitively with the sort of creative outsidedness conceived philosophically by Bakhtin, and more recently by Heinz Wismann--not just cultivating an awareness of foreignness but unthinking oneself through foreignness" (32).
For all the foreignness of the setting of this clip and the script underneath it, it is not foreign at all.