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global

Syllabification: glob·al
Pronunciation: /ˈɡlōbəl
 
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Definition of global in English:

adjective

1Of or relating to the whole world; worldwide: the downturn in the global economy
More example sentences
  • This is even more apparent to enterprises that compete internationally in a global economy.
  • The global reach of the world wide web provides a clear advantage in rallying public opinion.
  • They want to take full advantage of the Internet's connection to the global economy.
Synonyms
1.1Relating to or embracing the whole of something, or of a group of things: some students may prefer to be given a global picture of what is involved in the task
More example sentences
  • Those studies also focused on university students, in a bid to get a global picture of the prevalence of dating violence.
  • All players are not at this level, and one should look at the global picture.
  • Measurements taken from these stations help to get a global picture of the magnetic field.
Synonyms
1.2 Computing Operating or applying through the whole of a file, program, etc. global searches
More example sentences
  • It's bothered me for a while that even as a Pro user, you don't have any kind of global access to files.
  • This is useful if you are interested in detail, but there is no global search facility as such.

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