alien

phonetic symbol: / éɪliən / 

alien - English Dictionary

[ noun ]
■ a form of life assumed to exist outside the Earth or its atmosphere
extraterrestrial , extraterrestrial being

[ noun ]
■ a person who comes from a foreign country
■ someone who does not owe allegiance to your country
foreigner , noncitizen , outlander

[ noun ]
■ anyone who does not belong in the environment in which they are found
stranger , unknown

[ verb ]
■ arouse hostility or indifference in where there had formerly been love, affection, or friendliness
e.g.)
・She alienated her friends when she became fanatically religious
alienate , disaffect , estrange

[ verb ]
■ transfer property or ownership
e.g.)
・The will aliened the property to the heirs
alienate

[ adjective satellite ]
■ being or from or characteristic of another place or part of the world
e.g.)
・alien customs
exotic

[ adjective satellite ]
■ not contained in or deriving from the essential nature of something
e.g.)
・an economic theory alien to the spirit of capitalism
foreign

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