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Alien

A non-citizen. An alien is a citizen of a state other than the one in which he/she resides, works, and/or visits. Aliens usually have restrictions on working in other countries. Many countries also have restrictions on how much investment or ownership of property aliens are allowed to have. A few countries forbid foreign investment entirely, though many encourage investment by aliens as it brings capital into the countries.
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43) By contrast, when Marcello first encounters the monk Ubaldo--"a tall pallid figure, clad in the monastic habit"--he recoils from his alienness, which the text clearly ties to the Church: "something in his manner .
In Under Western Eyes, the dominant images of Russia are, as in "Autocracy and War," autocracy, destructiveness, and alienness, here in the form of Russia's incomprehensibility to Westerners.
However, Aadam's faith in a political romantic space never fully transforms him into an insider within Indian culture: "We throw our lot in with India; but the alienness of blue eyes remains.
Hearing the sounds communicates ideas about the different atmospheres and highlights the sheer alienness of the other worlds in our solar system.
93Many visitors to Turkey at all times have been concerned (as I am) to feel as strongly as possible the alienness of the place, not its familiarity.
sense of alienness that Jack carries with him, as if he has always been at a distance from their ethos and speech, even perhaps parodying these, unconsciously or not.
The alienness of the divine can become the ground for a new kind of human-divine relation based on encounter or exchange rather than identity.
Many theorists have used the language of alienness and infiltration to describe the state of oppressed consciousness; Sandra Bartky claims that patriarchy "invades" the intimate recesses of personality.
All this, one may charge, results in a text too alien in English; but that alienness is also the availability of the text to say something beyond what its translator made of it.
Marx is trying to distance us from this process--to denaturalise it--to get us to see it anthropologically, in its alienness and exoticism.
Yes, the alienness of American life to a Cuban boy is fully conveyed.