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English definition of “the global village”

the global village

noun [S]     COMMUNICATIONS
the idea that the internet, modern travel, and modern ways of doing business make it possible to deal with the whole world as if all areas of it were local: In today's global village, your co-workers are as likely to be sitting thousands of miles away as at the next desk.
(Definition of the global village noun from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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