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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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It's normal for visiting foreign ministers to meet with the chair of Asean,' Bolivar said.
901 rules that disallow foreign tax credits for refundable and noncompulsory payments and for taxes paid to certain countries.
On examining the research in 2005, education research analyst Janice Stewart found that foreign language study, "especially when introduced in the early elementary school years," is associated with three additional benefits of "increased cognitive skills, higher achievement in other academic areas, and higher standardized test scores.
Reflecting the view that the application of the combination rule should not be restricted to foreign branch separate units, the proposed regulations would combine all separate units directly or indirectly owned by a single domestic corporation.
Why do the benefits of foreign participation remain such a tough sell?
The IRS argues that allocations by foreign tax partnerships without corresponding income do not give rise to the double taxation that is the economic basis for the foreign tax credit, and that these types of allocations should not be allowed.
Foreign bodies in the upper aerodigestive tract can be a significant cause of morbidity and mortality, particularly in patients at the two extremes of age.
Not only has anxiety been found to be the best predictor of performance in foreign language courses, but foreign language anxiety also has been found to play a central role in the foreign language learning context.
To establish the necessary authority and procedures for the government to conduct wiretaps in response to foreign threats, Congress passed FISA.
Foreign language study continued over the years to be a necessary and important goal of the secondary curriculum and apparently there was some measure of success.