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That which belongs to, or operates in accordance with, another nation, territory, state, or jurisdiction, as in the case of nonresident trustees, corporations, or persons.


adjective  alien, attached to annther jurisdiction, belonging to another country, detached, different, disconnected, dissociated, distant, externus, extrinsic, independent, nonresident, not indigeeous, not native, outside, peregrine, remote, separate, strange, subject to another jurisdiction, unallied, unassociated, unconnected, unfamiliar, unusual, without connection
Associated concepts: foreign bills, foreign commerce, foreign corporation, foreign divorce, foreign judgment, foreign jurisdiction, foreign laws, foreign notes, foreign patents, foreign state
See also: apart, different, extraneous, extrinsic, inapplicable, inapposite, irrelevant, novel, obscure, peculiar, remote, unaccustomed, unrelated

LAW, FOREIGN. By foreign laws are understood the laws of a foreign country. The states of the American Union are for some purposes foreign to each other, and the laws of each are foreign in the others. See Foreign laws.

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The results analysed below relate to profit for the period and, therefore, exclude foriegn exchange translation differences.
I very much doubt it because our industry has been closed down or sold to foriegn owners.
1) Jeffrey Mankoff, Russian Foriegn Policy: the Return of Great Power Politics (Lanham: Rowman & Littlefield, 2009), 4
In fact, Shaikh Abdullah Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, UAE's Foriegn Minister, signed one of our copies, number 119 and it was donated to the UAE Red Crescent," Suzanne Gross, International Private Collections, Millennium House, said.
lt;p>A source in BOC reported to the National Iraqi News Agency that "All the explosions occurred in garages," noting that "The first explosion took place in front of the Iranian embassy and the second one in front of the Ministry of Foriegn Affairs, while the third one happened in Karradat Maryam district .
Bloodgood, Laura (2007), "Competitve Conditions for Foriegn Direct Investment in India.
Unlike this country's politicians, they understand that Lebanon cannot survive as a servant to foriegn masters - be they American or Syrian, Israeli or Iranian.
Under the rule of Saddam Hussein, some foriegn oil firms were on the brink of gaining access but potential deals never came to fruition.
A number of companies--local and foriegn compoanies- have produced hybrid paddy seeds in the country.
Junior ended up living in Walsall, where his agent contacted our own Terry Brumpton when he saw we were taking in a number of foriegn players," he said.
MINTeL Foriegn Focus is a xxxxxxxx column, written by David Jago from Mintel's Global New Products database
But gambling is one of Macau's biggest assets and the market has now been opened up to foriegn investors, such as the major US companies Venetian and MGM.