Meaning of “foray” in the English Dictionary

"foray" in English

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(Definition of “foray” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"foray" in American English

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foraynoun [ C ]

us /ˈfɔr·eɪ, ˈfoʊr-/

a brief attempt at or involvement in an activity outside a person’s or organization’s usual range of activities:

The opera company has made curious forays into contemporary music in recent seasons.

A foray is also a sudden and quick attack by a group of soldiers on an enemy area.

(Definition of “foray” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"foray" in Business English

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foraynoun [ C ]

uk /ˈfɒreɪ/ us

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 financial services market.
a brief/disastrous/successful foray

(Definition of “foray” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)