Foreign

Foreign may refer to:

  • Foreign corporation, a U.S. concept for a corporation that can do business outside its jurisdiction
  • Foreign key, a constraint in a relational database
  • Foreign language, a language not spoken by the people of a certain place
  • Foreign policy, how a country interacts with other countries of the world
  • Foreign film, also known as world cinema, are films and film industries of non-English speaking countries
  • Foreign accent syndrome, a rare side effect of severe brain injury
  • Foreign Policy, an American magazine
  • Non-self,
    • An exogenous antigen that stimulates an immune response
    • A concept in Buddhist philosophy, the "non-self" or "absence of separate self"

Famous quotes containing the word foreign:

    Most of our occupations are low comedy.... We must play our part duly, but as the part of a borrowed character. Of the mask and appearance we must not make a real essence, nor of what is foreign what is our very own.
    Michel de Montaigne (1533–1592)

    For my name and memory I leave it to men’s charitable speeches, and to foreign nations, and the next ages.
    Francis Bacon (1561–1626)

    Don’t use that foreign word “ideals.” We have that excellent native word “lies.”
    Henrik Ibsen (1828–1906)