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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 ​recallingtroops from overseas ​bases. I’ve had to ​travel overseas ​fairly often.
(Definition of overseas from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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overseasadjective, adverb

uk   /ˌəʊ.vəˈsiːz/  us   /ˌoʊ.vɚ-/
B2 in, from, or to other ​countries: We need to ​open up overseas ​markets. There are a lot of overseas ​studentsstudying at ​ourcollege. My ​brother is a ​student overseas. Many more ​people go/​travel/​live/​work overseas these ​days.
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overseasadjective

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

overseasadverb

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