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Alternative forms

  • alyaunte (15th-16th centuries)

Etymology

From Latin aliēnus, "belonging to someone else", then "exotic, foreign", from alius, "other". Cognate with Ancient Greek αλλος (allos), "another, different" and Old English elles, "else".

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
Alien

Plural
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Alien ({{{1}}})
  1. A person, animal, plant or other thing which is from outside the family, group, organization, or territory under consideration.
  2. A foreigner residing in a country.
  3. Any life form of extraterrestrial origin.

Synonyms

  • See also Wikisaurus:extraterrestrial

Related terms

  • alienage
  • space alien

Translations

Adjective

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Positive
Alien

Comparative
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Superlative
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  1. Pertaining to an alien.
  2. Very unfamiliar, strange, or removed.

Translations

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Verb

Infinitive
to Alien

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
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to Alien (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. To estrange; to alienate.

Anagrams

  • aeiln,
  • aline, Aline, A-line
  • anile
  • laine
  • linea

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