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foraynoun [C]

 us   /ˈfɔr·eɪ, ˈfoʊr-/
a ​briefattempt at or ​involvement in an ​activityoutside a person’s or organization’s ​usualrange of ​activities: The ​operacompany has made ​curious forays into ​contemporarymusic in ​recentseasons. A foray is also a ​sudden and ​quickattack by a ​group of ​soldiers on an ​enemyarea.
(Definition of foray from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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foraynoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈfɒreɪ/
a ​short involvement in an ​activity, an ​area, or a ​market that is different from a ​person or company's usual one: a foray into sth This is the company's first foray into the US ​market. The ​supermarket has made a foray into the ​financialservicesmarket. a brief/disastrous/​successful foray
(Definition of foray from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “foray”
in Chinese (Simplified) 尝试, 初次尝试…
in Turkish giriş, girişim, akın…
in Russian попытка, набег…
in Chinese (Traditional) 嘗試, 初次嘗試…
in Polish przygoda, wyprawa…
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