Translation of "alien" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /ˈeɪ·li·ən/ us /ˈeɪ·li·ən/

a creature from a planet other than Earth


a person who lives in a country but is not a citizen

a resident alien
adjective uk /ˈeɪ·li·ən/ us /ˈeɪ·li·ən/

strange and not familiar

The custom was totally alien to her.

relating to creatures from another planet

an alien spacecraft

(Translation of “alien” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


adjective /ˈeiliən/

strange and very different from what you are used to; foreign

extraño, extranjero, foráneo
They found themselves in an alien environment
alien customs.

relating to creatures from another planet

alien beings.
alienate /-neit/ verb

to make someone dislike you or not support you

ganarse la antipatía (de)
His extreme views alienated a lot of potential voters.

to make people feel that they do not belong to a particular group

Older people sometimes feel alienated from society.
alienation noun

alejamiento; enajenación
a feeling of alienation from other people.

(Translation of “alien” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)