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foreign policy

a policy pursued by a nation in its dealings with other nations, designed to achieve national objectives.
Origin of foreign policy
1905-10 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Their only concern was to preserve the Army and the foreign policy which contributed to the victory.

    The Russian Turmoil Anton Ivanovich Denikin
  • Wherever Bracondale went, the problems of foreign policy followed him.

    The White Lie William Le Queux
  • The tangle of intrigue which he called his foreign policy was not encouraging.

    The Day of the Confederacy Nathaniel W. Stephenson
  • Meanwhile Catherine and Charles had differed on a matter of foreign policy.

    The Story of Paris Thomas Okey
  • When he died, he died as the supreme master of her foreign policy and at a time when her word was powerful throughout all Europe.

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