Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

  

English definition of “global”

global

adjective    /ˈɡloʊ·bəl/
politics & government relating to the whole world: We hope an era of peace and global cooperation has begun.
(Definition of global adjective from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Focus on the pronunciation of global

Browse related topics

You are looking at an entry to do with Complete and whole, but you might be interested in these topics from the Full and empty topic area:

More American English definitions for “global”

Definitions of “global” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

cruise

a journey on a large ship for pleasure, during which you visit several places

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More