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"global" in British English

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globaladjective

uk   /ˈɡləʊ.bəl/  us   /ˈɡloʊ.bəl/
  • global adjective (WORLD)

B2 relating to the whole world: a global catastrophe/problem

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globally
adverb uk   /ˈɡləʊ.bəl.i/  us   /ˈɡloʊ.bəl.i/
B2 The company has to be able to compete globally (= across the whole world). We need to look at this issue globally (= to look at all parts of it).
(Definition of global from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"global" in American English

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globaladjective

 us   /ˈɡloʊ·bəl/
politics & government relating to the whole world: We hope an era of peace and global cooperation has begun.
globally
adverb  us   /ˈɡloʊ·bə·li/
The company is trying to compete globally.
(Definition of global from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"global" in Business English

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globaladjective

uk   us   /ˈɡləʊbəl/
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.
globally
adverb
The company has to be able to compete globally.
(Definition of global from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “global”
in Arabic عالَمي…
in Korean 세계의, 지구의…
in Portuguese global…
in Catalan mundial…
in Japanese 世界的な, 全世界の…
in Chinese (Simplified) 世界, 全球的, 全世界的…
in Turkish küresel…
in Russian глобальный…
in Chinese (Traditional) 世界, 全球的, 全世界的…
in Italian globale…
in Polish światowy, globalny…
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