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overseas

o·ver·seas

overseas

 
 
parts of speech:
adverb, adjective, noun
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part of speech: adverb
pronunciation: o vr siz
definition: across any of the several oceans; abroad.
He joined the army but was never sent overseas.He's working overseas, but he'll return to the States next year.
synonyms:
abroad
 
part of speech: adjective
pronunciation: o vr siz
definition 1: of or pertaining to people or places that are located abroad.
We'll have to check with our overseas contacts.She worked in one of our overseas branches.
 
similar words:
abroad, alien, expatriate, external, foreign, international, transatlantic, transoceanic, transpacific, ultramarine
definition 2: of or concerning passage across an ocean.
Our overseas flight was bumpy due to storms.
similar words:
marine, maritime, sea, transatlantic, transoceanic, transpacific
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part of speech: noun
pronunciation: o vr siz
definition: (used with a sing. verb) foreign countries, esp. those situated across an ocean.
Overseas is where we should concentrate our sales efforts.
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