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global

adjective uk   /ˈɡləʊ.bəl/  us   /ˈɡloʊ-/

global adjective (WORLD)

B2 relating to the whole world: a global catastrophe/problem
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global adjective (ALL PARTS)

considering or relating to all parts of a situation or subject: This report gives a global picture of the company's finances.
globally
adverb uk   us   /-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).
Translations of “global”
in Korean 세계의, 지구의…
in Arabic عالَمي…
in Portuguese global…
in Catalan mundial…
in Japanese 世界的な, 全世界の…
in Italian globale…
in Chinese (Traditional) 世界, 全球的, 全世界的…
in Russian глобальный…
in Turkish küresel…
in Chinese (Simplified) 世界, 全球的, 全世界的…
in Polish światowy, globalny…
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