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"globalization" in British English

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globalizationnoun [U]

(UK usually globalisation) uk   /ˌɡləʊ.bəl.aɪˈzeɪ.ʃən/  us   /ˌɡloʊ-/
C1 the ​increase of ​trade around the ​world, ​especially by ​largecompaniesproducing and ​tradinggoods in many different ​countries: We must take ​advantage of the ​increased globalization of the ​commoditytradingbusiness. a ​situation in which ​availablegoods and ​services, or ​social and ​culturalinfluences, ​graduallybecomesimilar in all ​parts of the ​world: the globalization of ​fashion/American ​youthculture
(Definition of globalization from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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globalizationnoun [U]

 us   /ˌɡloʊ·bə·ləˈzeɪ·ʃən/
social studies the development of ​closereconomic, ​cultural, and ​politicalrelations among all the ​countries of the ​world as a ​result of ​travel and ​communicationbecomingeasy: Optimists say globalization ​means more ​culturalchoices for everyone.
(Definition of globalization from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"globalization" in Business English

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globalizationnoun [U]

( UK also globalisation) uk   us   /ˌɡləʊbəlaɪˈzeɪʃən/ COMMERCE, ECONOMICS
the way in which ​economies have been ​developing to ​operate together as one ​system: We must take ​advantage of the ​increased globalization of the ​commoditytradingbusiness.
the ​process by which particular ​goods and ​services, or ​social and ​culturalinfluences, gradually become similar in all ​parts of the ​world: The globalization of ​politics coincided with the use of US ​politicalconsultants by Western democracies.
(Definition of globalization from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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