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foreign affairs

noun
1.
activities of a nation in its relationships with other nations; international relations.
Origin
1605-1615
1605-15
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  • Eight years later, he was made the minister of foreign affairs.
  • Even stranger is the lack of attention given to foreign affairs by the candidates themselves.
  • In foreign affairs he was sometimes naive and erratic.
  • foreign affairs used to be the business of the pro-detente foreign ministry.
  • He writes frequently about politics and foreign affairs.
British Dictionary definitions for foreign affairs

foreign affairs

plural noun
1.
matters abroad that involve the homeland, such as relations with another country
2.
matters that do not involve the homeland
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