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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 ​wholeworld: 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 ​wholeworld). 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 ​wholeworld: 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 ​energyplans "will ​help us to confront the serious ​challenge of global ​climatechange." 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 ​startoperating in countries all over the ​world: The ​firm made its ​bid to go global by taking over a ​leading American ​electronicsdistributor.
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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