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Definition of foreigner noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    , NAmE//ˈfɑrənər//
    (sometimes offensive)
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  1. 1a person who comes from a different country The fact that I was a foreigner was a big disadvantage.
  2. 2a person who does not belong in a particular place I have always been regarded as a foreigner by the local folk.
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