foreign word

noun

Definition of foreign word

1 : a word of a foreign language
2 : a word taken from another language, pronounced and written as alien, and in English usually printed in italics
3 : a word adopted from another language : loanword

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“Foreign word.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/foreign%20word. Accessed 24 May. 2022.

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