Meaning of foreign relations

for'eign rela'tions

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. the dealings and relationships between nations.
  2. the field of foreign affairs: an expert in foreign relations.
  3. the quality or character of foreign affairs as a consequence of foreign policy: a deterioration in their foreign relations.
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