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"globe" in British English

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globenoun

uk   /ɡləʊb/  us   /ɡloʊb/
  • globe noun (WORLD)

the globe C2 [S]

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the world: His greatest ambition is to sail around the globe. She is a superstar all around the globe.
[C] a map of the world made in the shape of a ball and attached to a support, that can be turned around at the same angle as the earth turns in space: She spun the globe, and pointed to the Solomon Islands.
(Definition of globe from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"globe" in American English

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globenoun

 us   /ɡloʊb/
  • globe noun (WORLD)

[U] the world: The Olympic Games will be seen around the globe.
  • globe noun (ROUND OBJECT)

[C] an object shaped like a ball, or such an object having a map of the world on its outer surface
(Definition of globe from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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