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alien /'eiljən/
  • tính từ
    • (thuộc) nước ngoài, (thuộc) chủng tộc khác
      • alien customs: những phong tục nước ngoài
    • alien from, to lạ, xa lạ, khác biệt; không có quan hệ gì với; không phải của mình
      • their way of thingking is alien from ours: cách suy nghĩ của họ khác với suy nghĩ của chúng ta
      • that question is alien to our subject: câu hỏi đó không có quan hệ gì với vấn đề của chúng ta
    • alien to trái với, ngược với
      • it's alien to my throughts: cái đó trái với những ý nghĩ của tôi
  • danh từ
    • người xa lạ; người không cùng chủng tộc, người khác họ
    • người nước ngoài, ngoại kiều
    • người bị thải ra khỏi..., người bị khai trừ ra khỏi...
    • ngoại động từ
      • (thơ ca) làm cho giận ghét; làm cho xa lánh ra
        • to alien someone from his friends: làm cho bạn bè xa lánh ai
      • (pháp lý) chuyển nhượng (tài sản...)
    Concise Dictionary
    aliens'eɪljən
    noun
    +a person who comes from a foreign country; someone who does not owe allegiance to your country
    +anyone who does not belong in the environment in which they are found
    +a form of life assumed to exist outside the Earth or its atmosphere
    verb
    +transfer property or ownership
    +arouse hostility or indifference in where there had formerly been love, affection, or friendliness
    adj.
    +not contained in or deriving from the essential nature of something
    +being or from or characteristic of another place or part of the world

    Thesaurus Dictionary
    adj.
    1 foreign, strange, exotic, outlandish, unfamiliar:
    The customs of the country were alien to me.
    n.
    2 foreigner, stranger, outlander, outsider, non-native, immigrant, newcomer:
    Aliens are required to register during January.
    Advanced English Dictionary
    adjective, noun
    + adjective
    1 ~ (to sb/sth) strange and frightening; different from what you are used to: an alien environment + In a world that had suddenly become alien and dangerous, he was her only security.
    2 (often disapproving) from another country or society; foreign: an alien culture + alien influences that threatened their way of life
    3 ~ to sb/sth (disapproving) not usual or acceptable: The idea is alien to our religion. + A referendum is alien to the party's concept of democracy. + Cruelty was quite alien to him.
    4 connected with creatures from another world: alien beings from outer space
    + noun
    1 (AmE also non-citizen) (law or technical) a person who is not a citizen of the country in which they live or work: an illegal alien
    2 a creature from another world: aliens from outer space
    Collocation Dictionary
    noun

    ADJ.

    enemy
    During the war, he was imprisoned as an enemy alien.
    | illegal
    Illegal aliens are usually deported to their country of origin.
    | undesirable | resident

    adj

    VERBS

    be, feel, seem | become | find sth
    It was an act of violence that she found alien and shocking.

    ADV.

    very | completely, entirely, totally, utterly | quite, somewhat | essentially
    living in an essentially alien culture

    PREP.

    to
    They spoke a language totally alien to him.


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