Definitions and Examples of foreign, alien, imported
Learn when and how to use these words with these examples!
Belonging to, situated in, or derived from another country.
She had trouble understanding the foreign language spoken by the tourists.
Belonging to a foreign country or nation; unfamiliar or strange.
The alien customs and traditions of the new land took some time to get used to.
Brought in from another country or place.
The store sells a variety of imported goods, including spices, teas, and chocolates.
Key Differences: foreign vs alien vs imported
- 1Foreign refers to something that is from another country, while alien describes something that is unfamiliar or strange.
- 2Imported is a relational antonym that describes something that has been brought in from another place.
- 3Native refers to something that is from the place where it is found.
Effective Usage of foreign, alien, imported
- 1Travel: Use these antonyms to describe places, people, and things when traveling to a new country or culture.
- 2Education: Incorporate these antonyms in language learning to understand the differences between cultures.
- 3Business: Utilize these antonyms in international trade to describe products and services.
The antonyms of native are foreign, alien, and imported. Use these words to describe things or people that come from a different place or culture. Foreign and alien describe things that are from another country or unfamiliar, while imported is a relational antonym that describes something that has been brought in from another place. Use these antonyms in travel, education, and business contexts.