foráneo

foráneo(
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (outlandish)
a. foreign
El gobierno le otorgó el contrato a una empresa foránea.The government awarded the contract to a foreign company.
El gobierno fomenta las inversiones foráneas para obtener más dinero.The government fosters foreign investment to gain more money.
This means that the noun can be masculine or feminine, depending on the gender of person it refers to (e.g. el doctor, la doctora).
masculine or feminine noun
2. (outlander)
a. stranger
Todos los presentes se quedaron mirando al foráneo que entró al bar.Everybody present stared at the stranger who walked into the bar.
b. outsider
Mis compañeros de trabajo se conocían de antes y yo siempre me sentí una foránea.My workmates knew each other from before, and I always felt like an outsider.
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foráneo
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (general)
a. foreign
Copyright © 2006 Harrap Publishers Limited
foráneoa foránea
adjective
foreign
outsider; stranger
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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