Foreign and Remote


Foreign adjective - Being, relating to, or characteristic of a country other than one's own.
Usage example: more Americans should take an interest in foreign languages

Remote is a synonym for foreign in experience topic. In some cases you can use "Remote" instead an adjective "Foreign", when it comes to topics like property, alien, distant, overseas.

Nearby Word: foreigner


Remote adjective - Small in degree.

Foreign is a synonym for remote in irrelevant topic. You can use "Foreign" instead an adjective "Remote", if it concerns topics such as property, out-of-the-way.

Nearby Words: remoteness, remotely

Both words in one sentence

  • Comicbook / Iron Man Justin Hammer had remote-hacked Iron Man's armor, resulting in the death of a foreign ambassador.
  • He even Took a Level in Badass in Brotherhood and learned a foreign form of remote transmutation.
  • They're traveling far from home to someplace remote and rural, a foreign country, or both for quadruple trope points.
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