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glob·al·ize

 (glō′bə-līz′)
tr.v. glob·al·ized, glob·al·iz·ing, glob·al·iz·es
To make global or worldwide in scope or application.

glob′al·i·za′tion (-lĭ-zā′shən) n.
glob′al·iz′er n.

globalization

(ˌɡləʊbəlaɪˈzeɪʃən) or

globalisation

n
1. (Banking & Finance) the process enabling financial and investment markets to operate internationally, largely as a result of deregulation and improved communications
2. (Commerce) the emergence since the 1980s of a single world market dominated by multinational companies, leading to a diminishing capacity for national governments to control their economies
3. (Commerce) the process by which a company, etc, expands to operate internationally
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.globalization - growth to a global or worldwide scaleglobalization - growth to a global or worldwide scale; "the globalization of the communication industry"
economic process - any process affecting the production and development and management of material wealth
Translations
globalizace
globalisering
globalisaatio
globalizacija
globalizáció
グローバル化
세계화
globalisering
โลกาภิวัฒน์
toàn cầu hóa

globalization

[ˌgləʊbəlaɪˈzeɪʃən] Nglobalización f

globalization

[ˌgləʊbəlaɪˈzeɪʃən] globalisation (British) n [industry] → mondialisation f
economic globalization → la mondialisation économique

globalization

globalization

عَوْلَـمَة globalizace globalisering Globalisierung παγκοσμιοποίηση globalización globalisaatio mondialisation globalizacija globalizzazione グローバル化 세계화 globalisatie globalisering globalizacja globalização глобализация globalisering โลกาภิวัฒน์ küreselleşme toàn cầu hóa 全球化
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