overseas

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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (from another country)
a. extranjero (student, visitor)
Being an overseas student can hold unforeseen challenges.Ser estudiante extranjero puede implicar dificultades imprevistas.
2. (relating to lands beyond the sea)
a. de ultramar
Some Caribbean islands are sovereign states, but many are overseas territories of European countries.Algunas islas del Caribe son estados soberanos, pero muchas son territorios de ultramar de países europeos.
3. (commerce)
a. exterior
I'm trying to diversify my portfolio with some investments in the overseas market.Estoy tratando de diversificar mi cartera de acciones con unas inversiones en el mercado exterior.
4. (in another country)
a. en el exterior
The CEO will be visiting overseas branches of the company over the course of the year.El director ejecutivo visitará sedes de la empresa en el exterior durante el curso del año.
b. en ultramar
The soldier received an overseas assignment.El soldado recibió una misión en ultramar.
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
adverb
5. (in another country)
a. en el extranjero
I spent a year studying English overseas.Pasé un año estudiando inglés en el extranjero.
b. fuera del país
I wasn't here to receive the package because I was overseas for a month.No estuve para recibir el paquete porque estuve fuera del país durante un mes.
6. (to another country)
a. al extranjero
I always wanted to travel overseas, but I never had the chance.Siempre quise viajar al extranjero, pero nunca tuve la oportunidad.
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overseas
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (general)
a. extranjero(a)
2. (trade, debt)
a. exterior
overseas possessionsterritorios de ultramar
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
adverb
3. (general)
a. fuera del país
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overseas [ˌəʊvəˈsiːz]
adverb
[+be, live] en el extranjero; allende el mar (literary)
to go overseas ir al extranjero; to travel overseas viajar por el extranjero; visitors from overseas visitas (f) del extranjero; to be posted overseas ser destinado al extranjero
adjective
[+student] extranjero; [+duty, trade] exterior; (Mil) [+service] en el extranjero; en ultramar
overseas market mercado (m) exterior; a company with overseas interests una empresa con intereses en el extranjero; she was given an overseas posting/assignment la destinaron al extranjero
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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