alien immigrant

alien immigrant
One who has come into the country from a foreign country and has not yet been naturalized.
See alien

Black's law dictionary. . 1990.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • alien — 1 / ā lē ən, āl yən/ adj [Latin alienus not one s own, foreign]: relating, belonging, or owing allegiance to another country or government alien 2 n: a foreign born resident who has not been naturalized and is still a subject or citizen of a… …   Law dictionary

  • immigrant — index alien (foreign), alien Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 immigrant …   Law dictionary

  • immigrant — [n] person from a foreign land adoptive citizen, alien, colonist, documented alien, foreigner, incomer, migrant, naturalized citizen, newcomer, outsider, pioneer, settler, undocumented alien; concept 413 Ant. local, national, native …   New thesaurus

  • alien — [āl′yən, āl′ē ən] adj. [ME & OFr < L alienus < alius, other: see ELSE] 1. belonging to another country or people; foreign 2. strange; not natural [cruel words alien to his lips] 3. opposed or repugnant [beliefs alien to one s religion] 4.… …   English World dictionary

  • alien — adj foreign, extraneous, *extrinsic Analogous words: external, exterior, outside (see corresponding adjectives at OUTER): adventitious, incidental, *accidental: *repugnant, repellent, abhorrent: incompatible, incongruous, *inconsonant Antonyms:… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • alien — [adj] foreign conflicting, contrary, estranged, exotic, extraneous, extrinsic, inappropriate, incompatible, incongruous, opposed, remote, separate, unusual; concept 564 Ant. akin, appropriate, native, proper alien [n] foreign being blow in*,… …   New thesaurus

  • immigrant — n 1 *stranger, alien, foreigner, outlander, outsider, émigré 2 *emigrant …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • immigrant — ☆ immigrant [im′ə grənt ] n. [< L immigrans, prp.] 1. a person who immigrates 2. a plant or animal that has recently appeared for the first time in a locality adj. 1. of or relating to immigrants 2. immigrating SYN. ALIEN …   English World dictionary

  • Alien (law) — Resident alien and Resident aliens redirect here. For the album, see Resident Alien. For the book, see Resident Aliens. Legal status of persons Concepts Citizenship Immigration Illegal immigration Nationality Naturalization …   Wikipedia

  • alien — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. foreign, strange. n. foreigner, stranger, immigrant. See unconformity, exterior.Ant., alike, native. II (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Of foreign extraction] Syn. exotic, strange, unknown; see foreign 1 ,… …   English dictionary for students

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.