›including or affecting the whole world: The President argued that technology and his energy plans "will help us to confront the serious challenge of global climate change."a global catastrophe/problem
›considering or relating to all parts of a situation or subject: This report gives a global picture of the company's finances.
go global›to start operating in countries all over the world: The firm made its bid to go global by taking over a leading American electronics distributor.
globallyadverb›The company has to be able to compete globally.