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alien, foreigner, guest, incomer, new arrival, newcomer, outlander, unknown, visitor  
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  ( strangers    plural  )
1       n-count   A stranger is someone you have never met before.  
Telling a complete stranger about your life is difficult..., Sometimes I feel like I'm living with a stranger.     
2       n-plural   If two people are strangers, they do not know each other.  
The women knew nothing of the dead girl. They were strangers.     
3       n-count   If you are a stranger in a place, you do not know the place well.,   (Antonym: local)    `You don't know much about our town, do you?'—`No, I'm a stranger here.'     
4       n-count   If you are a strangerto something, you have had no experience of it or do not understand it.  
oft with brd-neg, N to n  
He is no stranger to controversy..., We were both strangers to diplomatic life.     

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