Definition of “globe” - English Dictionary

“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)

“the globe” in Business English

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the globenoun [ S ]

uk us

the world:

Today, we're looking at sites all around the globe for the expansion of our company.

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