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English definition of “foreign policy”

foreign policy

noun [U]    
a government's policy on dealing with other countries, for example in matters relating to trade or defence: He advises the president on foreign policy issues.
(Definition of foreign policy noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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