how to pronounce foreign


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foreign is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of foreign in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… in the primary is foreign policy where …”

meaning of foreign

Foreign means from a country other than one's own.

foreign frequency in english - B1 level of CEFR

the word foreign occurs in english on average 58.6 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics foreign can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that foreign can be often used in the following areas:

1) people, society, and culture;

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