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English definition of “globalization”

globalization

noun [U]     /ˌɡləʊbəlaɪˈzeɪʃən/
the increase of business around the world , especially by big companies operating in many countries Environmental issuesRubbish and wasteProtection and protectorsBusiness and commerce - general words
the process in which things all over the world become more similar : the globalization of fashion Business and commerce - general wordsSimilar and the sameDescribing people with the same qualities
(Definition of globalization noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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