the Foreign Service

Definition of the Foreign Service

:a part of the U.S. State Department that hires people (such as diplomats) to represent the government in foreign countries

Word by Word Definitions

foreign play
  1. : situated outside a place or country

  2. : born in, belonging to, or characteristic of some place or country other than the one under consideration

  3. : of, relating to, or proceeding from some other person or material thing than the one under consideration

service play
  1. : the occupation or function of serving

  2. : employment as a servant

  3. : the work performed by one that serves

  1. : to perform services for: such as

  2. : to repair or provide maintenance for

  3. : to meet interest and sinking fund payments on

  1. : of or relating to the armed services

  2. : used in serving or supplying

  3. : intended for hard or everyday use

  1. : an Old World tree (Sorbus domestica) resembling the related mountain ashes but having larger flowers and larger edible fruit


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