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1. Having the shape of a globe; spherical.
2. Of, relating to, or involving the entire earth; worldwide: global war; global monetary policies.
3. Comprehensive; total: "a ... global, generalized sense of loss" (Maggie Scarf).
4. Computers Of or relating to an entire program, document, or file.

glob′al·ly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.globally - throughout the world; "this is globally significant"
على نِطاق الكُرة الأرضِيَّه
út um allan heim; alls staîar
evrensel bir şekilde


[ˈgləʊbəlɪ] ADV (= worldwide) → mundialmente; (= comprehensively) → globalmente


[ˈgləʊbəli] adv (= all over the world) → mondialementglobal positioning system nsystème m de positionnement globalglobal reach n [company, industry] → portée f mondialeglobal village n
the global village → le village planétaireglobal warming nréchauffement m de la planète


(= worldwide)global, weltweit; thinkglobal; globally, the risks are hugeglobal gesehen sind die Risiken enorm
(= universally) accepted, recognizedallgemein


(gləub) noun
1. (usually with the) the Earth. I've travelled to all parts of the globe.
2. a ball with a map of the Earth on it.
3. an object shaped like a globe. The chemicals were crushed in a large metal globe.
ˈglobal adjective
affecting the whole world. War is now a global problem.
global village noun
the world thought of as a small place, because modern communication allow fast and efficient contact even to its remote parts.
ˈglobally adverb
globular (ˈglobjulə) adjective
shaped like a globe.
ˈglobe-trotter noun
a person who goes sight-seeing all over the world.
ˈglobe-trotting noun
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