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global

Pronunciation: /ˈgləʊbəl/

Translation of global in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • 1.1 (worldwide) [warfare/problem] a escala mundial, global the global village la aldea mundial
    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.
    1.2 (overall, comprehensive) [view/survey] global
    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.
    1.3 [Computing/Informática] global search búsqueda (feminine) global

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