from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adv. Beyond the sea; abroad.
- adj. Of, relating to, originating in, or situated in countries across the sea.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Abroad.
- adj. Living (being resident) in a foreign country.
- adj. Across a sea.
- adv. Abroad.
- adv. Across a sea.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Same as oversea.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. in a foreign country
- adv. beyond or across the sea
- adj. being or passing over or across the sea
- adv. in a place across an ocean
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It must have been the word overseas that tripped her memory.
He'd dug one of the many foxholes during his term overseas, and the Nazis were shooting machine guns.
Hot Chip, is a five piece electronic dance band from London, who have laid claim to the term overseas with their eminently danceable brand of pseudo-electronic pop.
If the U.S. market founders, gains in overseas markets might rise, cushioning your losses.
Disenfranchising our troops overseas is not an option.
The central bank kicked off 2011 by raising bank-reserve requirements and boosting taxes on short-term overseas loans, as well as implementing three interest-rate increases in an effort to rein in credit growth and cool demand.
So many American died that day, and as the violence of war ramped up, hundreds of thousands more would make that devastating sacrifice, just as now, young men defend our country in overseas places.
You could say, as many do, that shipping jobs overseas is no big deal because the high-value work -- and much of the profits -- remain in the U.S.
Sinha, who has never been to an M&S store overseas, is now addicted to its not-so-busy ambience and the distinctly up market feel.
And as to sales, Brookes replied, “Yes certainly …. it has led to new on and off premise accounts in overseas markets and new customers domestically …. most importantly we have built great relationships with customers via twitter and that is gold.”