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ABROAD

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does abroad mean? 

ABROAD (adjective)
  The adjective ABROAD has 1 sense:

1. in a foreign country

  Familiarity information: ABROAD used as an adjective is very rare.


ABROAD (adverb)
  The adverb ABROAD has 3 senses:

1. to or in a foreign country
2. far away from home or one's usual surroundings
3. in a place across an ocean

  Familiarity information: ABROAD used as an adverb is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


ABROAD (adjective)


Sense 1abroad [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

In a foreign country

Synonyms:

abroad; overseas

Context examples:

markets abroad / overseas markets

Similar:

foreign (of concern to or concerning the affairs of other nations (other than your own))


ABROAD (adverb)


Sense 1abroad [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

To or in a foreign country

Context example:

they had never travelled abroad


Sense 2abroad [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Far away from home or one's usual surroundings

Synonyms:

afield; abroad

Context example:

looking afield for new lands to conquer


Sense 3abroad [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

In a place across an ocean

Synonyms:

beyond the sea; over the sea; overseas; abroad


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