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overseas

abroad; across the sea: overseas travel; beyond the sea; foreign: overseas assignment
Not to be confused with:
oversees – supervises: oversees the manufacturing division; manages; surveys, as from a higher point; looks over; examines: oversees the documents

o·ver·seas

 (ō′vər-sēz′, ō′vər-sēz′)
adv.
Beyond the sea; abroad.
adj.
Of, relating to, originating in, or situated in countries across the sea.

overseas

adv
beyond the sea; abroad
adj
1. of, to, in, from, or situated in countries beyond the sea
2. Also: oversea of or relating to passage over the sea
n
(functioning as singular) informal a foreign country or foreign countries collectively

o•ver•seas

(adv. ˌoʊ vərˈsiz; adj. ˈoʊ vərˈsiz)

also o•ver•sea

(adv. ˌoʊ vərˈsi; adj. ˈoʊ vərˈsi)

adv.
1. over, across, or beyond the sea; abroad.
adj.
2. of or pertaining to passage over the sea.
3. of, from, or located in places across the sea; foreign.
[before 1150]

overseas

All locations, including Alaska and Hawaii, outside the continental United States.

overseas

Overseas can be an adverb or an adjective.

1. used as an adverb

If you go overseas, you visit a foreign country which is separated from your own country by sea.

Roughly 4 million Americans travel overseas each year.
2. used as an adjective

Overseas is used in front of a noun to describe things relating to countries across the sea from your own country. Overseas has a similar meaning to 'foreign', but is more formal. You use it especially when talking about trade, finance, and travel.

We organize major programmes of overseas aid.
I met him on a recent overseas visit.

Be Careful!
Don't use 'overseas' after 'be' with this meaning. If you say that someone is overseas, you do not mean that they are foreign; you mean that they are visiting a foreign country.

ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.overseas - in a foreign countryoverseas - in a foreign country; "markets abroad"; "overseas markets"
foreign - of concern to or concerning the affairs of other nations (other than your own); "foreign trade"; "a foreign office"
2.overseas - being or passing over or across the sea; "some overseas trade in grain arose"
marine - relating to or characteristic of or occurring on or in the sea
Adv.1.overseas - beyond or across the sea; "He lived overseas for many years"
2.overseas - in a place across an oceanoverseas - in a place across an ocean    

overseas

adjective
1. foreign, international, export, worldwide, intercontinental overseas trade figures
adverb
1. abroad, out of the country, in foreign lands Her only relatives live overseas.
Translations
مَا وَرَاءَ الْبِحَارِما وَراء البِحار
v zámoří
i udlandetoversøiskudenlands
ulkomaillaulkomainenmerentakainenmeri
u inozemstvu
tengeren túli
handan hafsins; erlendis
海外に
해외로
į užjūrįužjūrio
aizjūras-ārzemju-uz ārzemēm
za morezámorský
čezmorskionstran morja
utomlands
ต่างประเทศ
ở nước ngoài

overseas

[ˌəʊvəˈsiːz]
A. ADV [be, live] → en el extranjero, allende el mar (liter)
to go overseasir al extranjero
to travel overseasviajar por el extranjero
visitors from overseasvisitas fpl del extranjero
to be posted overseasser destinado al extranjero
B. ADJ [student] → extranjero; [duty, trade] → exterior (Mil) [service] → en el extranjero, en ultramar
overseas marketmercado m exterior
a company with overseas interestsuna empresa con intereses en el extranjero
she was given an overseas posting/assignmentla destinaron al extranjero

overseas

[ˌəʊvərˈsiːz]
adv
(= abroad) → à l'étranger
I'd like to work overseas → J'aimerais travailler à l'étranger.
adj
[trade, market] → extérieur(e)
[visitor] → étranger/ère

overseas

adj
(= beyond the sea)in Übersee pred; country, marketüberseeisch, in Übersee; telegramnach/aus Übersee; our overseas officeunsere Zweigstelle in Übersee; an overseas visitorein Besucher maus Übersee
(= abroad)ausländisch, im Ausland; student, investmentausländisch; in overseas countriesim Ausland; an overseas visitorein Besucher maus dem Ausland, ein ausländischer Besucher; overseas tripAuslandsreise f; he won his first overseas cap this yearer hat dieses Jahr zum ersten Mal bei einem Auswärtsspiel in der Nationalmannschaft gespielt
adv to be/work overseasin Übersee/im Ausland sein/arbeiten; to go overseasnach Übersee/ins Ausland gehen; to be sent overseasnach Übersee/ins Ausland geschickt werden; from overseasaus Übersee/dem Ausland

overseas

:
overseas aid
Overseas Development
n (Brit Pol) → ˜ Entwicklungshilfe f; Minister for overseas˜ Entwicklungshilfeminister(in) m(f); overseas Administration/Agency˜ Entwicklungshilfeministerium nt
overseas trade

overseas

[ˈəʊvəˈsiːz]
1. adv (abroad) → all'estero
visitors from overseas → visitatori stranieri
2. adj (countries) → d'oltremare; (foreign) → straniero/a; (trade, market) → estero/a

overseas

(ˈəuvəsiːz) adjective
, (ouvəˈsiːz) adverb across the sea; abroad. He went overseas; overseas trade.

overseas

مَا وَرَاءَ الْبِحَارِ v zámoří i udlandet in Übersee υπερπόντια en el extranjero ulkomailla outre-mer u inozemstvu all’estero 海外に 해외로 overzees utenlands za morze no estrangeiro заморский utomlands ต่างประเทศ denizaşırı ở nước ngoài 海外
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