Definition of Foreign agent

1. Noun. A spy for a foreign country.

Generic synonyms: Spy, Undercover Agent



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Foreign Agent

foreholding
forehoof
forehoofs
forehook
forehooks
forehooves
foreign
foreign-body appendicitis
foreign-body migration
foreign-body reaction
foreign-born
foreign-debt
foreign accent syndrome
foreign accent syndromes
foreign affairs
foreign agent (current term)
foreign aid
foreign bill
foreign body
foreign body aspiration
foreign body giant cell
foreign body granuloma
foreign body salpingitis
foreign body tumourigenesis
foreign correspondent
foreign countries
foreign country
foreign currency
foreign debt
foreign debts

Literary usage of Foreign agent

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1. The Jeffersonian Cyclopedia: A Comprehensive Collection of the Views of by Thomas Jefferson (1900)
"... and whatever he communicates as such, they have a right and are bound to consider as the expression of the nation, and no foreign agent can be allowed ..."

2. Evangelical Christendom: Christian Work and the News of the Churches by Evangelical Alliance (1881)
"... foreign agent, gave an account of the work done in the district under his charge. This includes Austria, Bohemia, Galicia, Poland, Hungary, Servia, ..."

3. Foreign Trade and Shipping by Erich Walter Zimmermann, W. C. Clark (1917)
"The functions and duties of the local commission agent abroad differ from those of the foreign agent as they are frequently understood. ..."

4. Course in Foreign Trade by Business Training Corporation, New York, Business Training Corporation (1916)
"The duty of a foreign "agent" to his "principal" consorts with his own ... In fact the foreign agent of an export house differs but slightly from any other ..."

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