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nonnative

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of nonnative

  1. being, relating to, or characteristic of a country other than one's own nonnative customs that made the recent immigrants stand out in their new country Synonyms alien, foreignRelated Words imported, introduced, naturalized, transplanted; external, international, multiculti, multicultural, multilateral, multinational; foreign-born, nonindigenous; distant, far-off, overseas, remote; bizarre, exotic, outlandish, strangeNear Antonyms endemic, local; aboriginal, indigenousAntonyms domestic, native


nonnative

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of nonnative

  1. a person who is not native to or known to a community the problems encountered by a nonnative after moving into a close-knit community Synonyms foreigner, stranger, outlander, outsiderRelated Words alien, nonresident; outcast, pariah; drifter, transient, wandererNear Antonyms buddy, chum, comrade, confidant, crony, familiar, friend, intimate, pal; acquaintance, associate, cohort, colleague, companion, fellow, hearty, hobnobber, mate, partner, peer; citizen, habitant, inhabitant, residentAntonyms native


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