Definition of globalization in English:

globalization

Line breaks: glo¦bal|iza¦tion
Pronunciation: /ɡləʊb(ə)lʌɪˈzeɪʃ(ə)n
 
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(also globalisation)

noun

[mass noun]
The process by which businesses or other organizations develop international influence or start operating on an international scale: fears about the increasing globalization of the world economy
More example sentences
  • Rather it is something linked with the process of capitalist globalization.
  • Indeed the unstoppable process of globalisation produces the exactly opposite reaction.
  • But war can have a negative effect on international institutions and scale back globalisation.

Derivatives

globalize

verb
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  • The moment the debate was publicized on the Internet, it was globalized.
  • I can only assume that they've found a way to carry on globalising without these issues mattering - probably because technology has reduced the cost of reversioning.
  • The values of freedom and fairness must become the transparent motivation for globalising the world and not the current motivators, greed and exploitation.

globalizer

noun
More example sentences
  • According to conventional media wisdom, those globalizers want to promote unfettered communication and joint endeavors across national boundaries.
  • The globalizers couldn't care less about sustainability or even social order.
  • During the 1990s, these new globalisers had faster economic growth than the rich countries, and they lifted 120-million people out of extreme poverty.

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