▪ I. overseas o‧ver‧seas 1 [ˌəʊvəˈsiːz◂ ǁ ˌoʊvər-] adverb TRAVELto, in, or from a foreign country across the sea:
• He spent quite a lot of time working overseas.[m0] ▪ II. overseas o‧ver‧seas 2 [ˈəʊvəsiːz ǁ ˈoʊvər-] adjective [only before a noun]coming from, existing, or happening abroad:
• exchange control requirements applying to overseas shareholders
• The law made it possible for overseas companies to hold a stake in Russian companies.
* * *Ⅰ.overseas UK US /ˌəʊvəˈsiːz/ adjective► 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.Ⅱ.overseas UK US /ˌəʊvəˈsiːz/ adverb► 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.
Financial and business terms. 2012.
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