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glocal

Line breaks: glo¦cal
Pronunciation: /ˈɡləʊk(ə)l
 
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Definition of glocal in English:

adjective

Reflecting or characterized by both local and global considerations: in the Web 2.0 era, every public institution has already been transformed into a glocal enterprise
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  • The following thread gives a more thorough illustration of this glocal phenomenon.
  • The exhibition programme was very much glocal in its orientation.
  • Thus, the provisional item content can best be described as 'glocal,' i.e., respecting the melding of global and local context, and their joint influence on individual behaviour.

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