[fawr-uh-niz-uh m, for-] /ˈfɔr əˌnɪz əm, ˈfɒr-/
a custom, mannerism, etc.
any trait, deviating from accepted speech standards, derived from a language.
imitation of anything .
a custom, mannerism, idiom, etc, that is foreign
imitation of something foreign
- Foreign key
database A column in a database table containing values that are also found in some primary key column (of a different table). By extension, any reference to entities of a different type. Some RDBMSs allow a column to be explicitly labelled as a foreign key and only allow values to be inserted if they already […]
adjective See foreign language
noun 1. a military unit consisting of foreign volunteers in the service of a state. 2. (initial capital letters) a specialized military unit of the French army, consisting of volunteers of all nationalities assigned to military operations and duties outside France. noun 1. a body of foreign volunteers serving in an army, esp that of […]
noun 1. (in countries other than the U.S.) a cabinet minister who conducts and supervises foreign and diplomatic relations with other states. Also called, especially British, foreign secretary. Compare (def 1). noun 1. (often capitals) a cabinet minister who is responsible for a country’s dealings with other countries US equivalent secretary of state