Definition of “global” - English Dictionary

“global” in British English

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globaladjective

uk /ˈɡləʊ.bəl/ us /ˈɡloʊ.bəl/

(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 whole world:

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 /ˈɡləʊbəl/ us

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

The company has to be able to compete globally.

(Definition of “global” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)