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2 definitions found
 for Foreign bill
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Foreign \For"eign\, a. [OE. forein, F. forain, LL. foraneus, fr.
     L. foras, foris, out of doors, abroad, without; akin to fores
     doors, and E. door. See Door, and cf. Foreclose,
     Forfeit, Forest, Forum.]
     1. Outside; extraneous; separated; alien; as, a foreign
        country; a foreign government. "Foreign worlds." --Milton.
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     2. Not native or belonging to a certain country; born in or
        belonging to another country, nation, sovereignty, or
        locality; as, a foreign language; foreign fruits.
        "Domestic and foreign writers." --Atterbury.
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              Hail, foreign wonder!
              Whom certain these rough shades did never breed.
                                                    --Milton.
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     3. Remote; distant; strange; not belonging; not connected;
        not pertaining or pertient; not appropriate; not
        harmonious; not agreeable; not congenial; -- with to or
        from; as, foreign to the purpose; foreign to one's nature.
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              This design is not foreign from some people's
              thoughts.                             --Swift.
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     4. Held at a distance; excluded; exiled. [Obs.]
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              Kept him a foreign man still; which so grieved him,
              That he ran mad and died.             --Shak.
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     Foreign attachment (Law), a process by which the property
        of a foreign or absent debtor is attached for the
        satisfaction of a debt due from him to the plaintiff; an
        attachment of the goods, effects, or credits of a debtor
        in the hands of a third person; -- called in some States
        trustee, in others factorizing, and in others garnishee
        process. --Kent. --Tomlins. --Cowell.
  
     Foreign bill, a bill drawn in one country, and payable in
        another, as distinguished from an inland bill, which is
        one drawn and payable in the same country. In this latter,
        as well as in several other points of view, the different
        States of the United States are foreign to each other. See
        Exchange, n., 4. --Kent. --Story.
  
     Foreign body (Med.), a substance occurring in any part of
        the body where it does not belong, and usually introduced
        from without.
  
     Foreign office, that department of the government of Great
        Britain which has charge British interests in foreign
        countries.
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     Syn: Outlandish; alien; exotic; remote; distant; extraneous;
          extrinsic.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  foreign bill
      n 1: a bill of exchange that is drawn in one country and made
           payable in another [syn: foreign bill, foreign draft]

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