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Definition of 'alien'

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  1. a person who comes from a foreign country; someone who does not owe allegiance to your country
       Synonyms: foreigner noncitizen outlander
       Antonyms: citizen
  2. anyone who does not belong in the environment in which they are found
       Synonyms: stranger unknown
  3. a form of life assumed to exist outside the Earth or its atmosphere
       Synonyms: extraterrestrial being extraterrestrial


  1. transfer property or ownership; "The will aliened the property to the heirs"
       Synonyms: alienate
  2. arouse hostility or indifference in where there had formerly been love, affection, or friendliness; "She alienated her friends when she became fanatically religious"
       Synonyms: estrange alienate disaffect


  1. not contained in or deriving from the essential nature of something; "an economic theory alien to the spirit of capitalism"; "the mysticism so foreign to the French mind and temper"; "jealousy is foreign to her nature"
       Synonyms: foreign
  2. being or from or characteristic of another place or part of the world; "alien customs"; "exotic plants in a greenhouse"; "exotic cuisine"
       Synonyms: exotic

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