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"overseas" in British English

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overseasadjective, adverb

uk   /ˌəʊ.vəˈsiːz/ us   /ˌoʊ.vɚˈsiːz/
B2 in, from, or to other countries: We need to open up overseas markets. There are a lot of overseas students studying at our college. My brother is a student overseas. Many more people go/travel/live/work overseas these days.

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

"overseas" in American English

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overseasadjective, adverb [not gradable]

us   /ˈoʊ·vərˈsiz/
in, from, or to countries that are across the sea: The Air Force was recalling troops from overseas bases. I’ve had to travel overseas fairly often.
(Definition of overseas from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"overseas" in Business English

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overseasadjective

uk   /ˌəʊvəˈsiːz/ us  
in, from, or connected with another country or countries, especially across the sea: We need to open up overseas markets. In the following years, he expanded the firm's overseas operations.overseas investment/investors Finance ministers have struggled to attract overseas investors. He continued to pay state taxes while he and his family were overseas.

overseasadverb

uk   /ˌəʊvəˈsiːz/ us  
in or to another country or countries, especially across the sea: They're outsourcing jobs overseas. The company doesn't have enough capital to invest overseas. Occasionally, I travel overseas to vet potential suppliers.
(Definition of overseas from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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“overseas” in Business English

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