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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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sk has since become a popular resource for foreigners in Slovakia seeking everything from advice on how to deal with the Foreigner's Police to yoga and pilates classes in English.
The measure comes in response to the growing public frustration with some foreigners and overseas Koreans who visit Korea where high-quality, affordable medical service is available at much lower prices than their home countries or where they reside.
In August, Kuwait said it would increase health care fees for foreigners for the first time in more than two decades.
This is not true--Egyptians will not replace their fellow citizens with foreign workers unless the cost/benefit analysis favours the foreigner.
Transferring the Cambodian's rights to the foreigner via a mortgage or lease agreement provides additional security.
Scene 2: a foreigner undresses the strangers, wraps them in electric wires.
Foreigners can start working only after the temporary residence has been granted; submitting an application for temporary residence does not entitle a foreigner to reside or start working in Slovakia.
Bobbie Oliver traces foreigner production during the workshops' 90 year history (1904-94) and draws comparisons with other workshops in Australia, Britain and France.
The paper reported that the original law, which Harb amended, only allowed foreigners to work in Lebanon if the given foreigner was one of the following: An expert or specialist whose expertise is not available in the Lebanese local work force; a president or representative of a foreign, off-shore, company registered in Lebanon; a foreigner who has lived in Lebanon since birth; a foreigner of Lebanese roots or a Lebanese mother; a foreigner who has been married to a Lebanese person for at least a year; a foreigner whose country of origin allows Lebanese citizens to work freely in the given country.
The pop-rock group Foreigner was formed what might "feel" like a long time ago.
And there is no doubt that no foreigner gets justice in the Bor High Court against a local and this is an impediment to our development and civilization and must be urgently addressed by the relevant authorities.
The Ministry of Land, Transport and Maritime Affairs announced on July 29 that the cabinet meeting had agreed on the revision of regulations requiring foreigners to submit a separate foreigner land acquisition form.