antiforeign

an`ti•for′eign adj.

From formal English to slang. 2014.

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  • antiforeign — adjective Opposed to foreigners or to what is foreign …   Wiktionary

  • antiforeignism — antiforeign, adj. /an tee fawr euh niz euhm, for , an tuy /, n. the policy or practice of showing hostility toward foreigners, foreign customs, etc. [ANTI + FOREIGNISM] * * * …   Universalium

  • china — /chuy neuh/, n. 1. a translucent ceramic material, biscuit fired at a high temperature, its glaze fired at a low temperature. 2. any porcelain ware. 3. plates, cups, saucers, etc., collectively. 4. figurines made of porcelain or ceramic material …   Universalium

  • China — /chuy neuh/, n. 1. People s Republic of, a country in E Asia. 1,221,591,778; 3,691,502 sq. mi. (9,560,990 sq. km). Cap.: Beijing. 2. Republic of. Also called Nationalist China. a republic consisting mainly of the island of Taiwan off the SE coast …   Universalium

  • japan — japanner, n. /jeuh pan /, n., adj., v., japanned, japanning. n. 1. any of various hard, durable, black varnishes, originally from Japan, for coating wood, metal, or other surfaces. 2. work varnished and figured in the Japanese manner. 3. Japans,… …   Universalium

  • Japan — /jeuh pan /, n. 1. a constitutional monarchy on a chain of islands off the E coast of Asia: main islands, Hokkaido, Honshu, Kyushu, and Shikoku. 125,716,637; 141,529 sq. mi. (366,560 sq. km). Cap.: Tokyo. Japanese, Nihon, Nippon. 2. Sea of, the… …   Universalium

  • Shansi — /shahn see /, n. Older Spelling. Shanxi. * * * ▪ province, China Introduction Chinese (Wade Giles)  Shan hsi,  (Pinyin)  Shanxi,         sheng (province) of northern China. It has an area of about 60,200 square miles (156,000 square kilomet …   Universalium

  • Tianjin — /tyahn jin /, n. Pinyin. a port in E Hebei province, in NE China. 6,280,000. Also, Tientsin. * * * or T ien chin conventional Tientsin Seaport and municipality with provincial status (pop., 1999 est.: city, 4,835,327; 2000 est.: municipality,… …   Universalium

  • Tientsin — /tin tsin /; Chin. /tyen jin /, n. Older Spelling. Tianjin. * * * ▪ China Introduction Chinese (Wade Giles)  T ien ching,  or  (Pinyin)  Tianjin,         city and province level shih (municipality), located to …   Universalium

  • United States — a republic in the N Western Hemisphere comprising 48 conterminous states, the District of Columbia, and Alaska in North America, and Hawaii in the N Pacific. 267,954,767; conterminous United States, 3,022,387 sq. mi. (7,827,982 sq. km); with… …   Universalium

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