Foreigner and Native


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Foreigner noun – A person who is not native to or known to a community.
Usage example: I can tell by your accent you're a foreigner in these parts

Native is an antonym for foreigner in person from another country topic.
Nearby Word: foreign
Antonyms for Foreigner


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Native noun – A member of the first race to inhabit a region.
Usage example: to the missionaries, the religious beliefs of the natives were nothing more than superstitions that called for complete obliteration

Foreigner is an antonym for native.
Nearby Words: nativity, natively
Antonyms for Native
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How words are described

female female foreigner female native
complete complete foreigner complete native
poor poor foreigner poor native
actual actual foreigner actual native
Other adjectives: black, strange, local.

Both words in one sentence

  • Soma Kurusu to Soma Cruz note His nationality was also changed as well from a native-born Japanese to being an unspecified foreigner.
  • When said Indian woman won the lottery, Marjorie exploded and claimed that as a British native, she's more deserving of a lottery win than some random foreigner.
  • As Long as It Sounds Foreign Ivan is the not the only character who speaks his native language, although most foreigner characters (there are many, from different nationalities) simply use the customary Poirot Speak.
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Native and Foreigner. (2016). Retrieved 2022, January 24, from
Foreigner & Native. N.p., 2016. Web. 24 Jan. 2022. <>.
Native or Foreigner. 2016. Accessed January 24, 2022.

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