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[fawr-in-bawrn, for-] /ˈfɔr ɪnˈbɔrn, ˈfɒr-/
born in a country other than that in which one resides.
Origin of foreign-born
1855-60, Americanism Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • foreign-born diseases sometimes impact island communities more strongly than they impact continental lands.
  • See below for complete list of foreign-born players.
  • Instead, they're typically spurred by loyalty to other countries and causes, partly because many more of them are foreign-born.
  • But the effect of culture is only about two-thirds as large as it is for foreign-born immigrants.
  • On paper, our little band looks pretty foreign: out of the four of us, three are foreign-born.

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