[adverb, noun oh-ver-seez; adjective oh-ver-seez] /adverb, noun ˌoʊ vərˈsiz; adjective ˈoʊ vərˈsiz/
over, across, or beyond the sea; abroad:
to be sent overseas.
of or relating to passage over the sea:
situated beyond the sea:
pertaining to countries, associations, activities, etc., beyond the sea:
overseas military service; overseas commitments.
(used with a singular verb) countries or territories across the sea or ocean.
beyond the sea; abroad
of, to, in, from, or situated in countries beyond the sea
Also oversea (ˌəʊvəˈsiː). of or relating to passage over the sea
(functioning as sing) (informal) a foreign country or foreign countries collectively
1580s, from over + sea. Popularized during World War I as a British euphemism for “colonial.”
noun, Military. 1. a wedge-shaped cap of cotton or woolen fabric, worn as part of the service uniform.
[see-zuh n] /ˈsi zən/ noun 1. one of the four periods of the year (spring, summer, autumn, and winter), beginning astronomically at an equinox or solstice, but geographically at different dates in different climates. 2. a period of the year characterized by particular conditions of weather, temperature, etc.: the rainy season. 3. a period of […]
- Overseas telegram
noun 1. (Brit) another name for cable (sense 5)
[si-kree-shuh n] /sɪˈkri ʃən/ noun 1. (in a cell or gland) the act or process of separating, elaborating, and releasing a substance that fulfills some function within the organism or undergoes excretion. 2. the product of this act or process. /sɪˈkriːʃən/ noun 1. a substance that is released from a cell, esp a glandular cell, […]