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strangernoun [C]

 us   /ˈstreɪn·dʒər/
someone not known or not familiar: After being away so long, my sister seemed like a stranger. A stranger in a particular place is someone who has never been there before: Sorry, I can’t direct you – I’m a stranger here myself.
Translations of “stranger”
in Korean 이방인…
in Arabic غَريب…
in Portuguese estranho, -a, desconhecido…
in Catalan desconegut -uda…
in Japanese 見知らぬ人…
in Italian estraneo, -a, sconosciuto…
in Chinese (Traditional) 陌生人, 外地人,外來者…
in Russian незнакомец…
in Turkish yabancı, tanımadık biri, bilinmedik kimse…
in Chinese (Simplified) 陌生人, 外地人,外来者…
in Polish obc-y/a, nieznajom-y/a…
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