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global

adjective
 
 
/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
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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