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:

    Let us waive that agitated national topic, as to whether such multitudes of foreign poor should be landed on our American shores; let us waive it, with the one only thought, that if they can get here, they have God’s right to come.
    Herman Melville (1819–1891)

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

    A foreign minister, I will maintain it, can never be a good man of business if he is not an agreeable man of pleasure too. Half his business is done by the help of his pleasures: his views are carried on, and perhaps best, and most unsuspectedly, at balls, suppers, assemblies, and parties of pleasure; by intrigues with women, and connections insensibly formed with men, at those unguarded hours of amusement.
    Philip Dormer Stanhope, 4th Earl Chesterfield (1694–1773)