Global - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈɡloʊbl|  American pronunciation of the word global
Brit.  |ˈɡləʊb(ə)l|  British pronunciation of the word global

adjective

- involving the entire earth; not limited or provincial in scope(syn: planetary, world, world-wide, worldwide)

global war
global monetary policy

- having the shape of a sphere or ball (syn: ball-shaped, globose, globular, orbicular, spheric, spherical)

Examples

English is becoming a global language.

The program allows users to do global searches through all the available data.

We are taking a global view of our business.

A series of articles on global warming

The article explains the truth about global warming.

an expert in finance who predicts global economic disaster

...“ozone” is now a household word, thanks to global warming...

A summit on global warming was held that year.

a master's thesis on the effects of global warming

...technology has provided many new outlets for amateur writers and artists to share their work with a global audience...

...despairing predictions regarding the effects of global overpopulation...

...most of the industrialized nations of the world sent emissaries to the conference on global warming...

...the eruption of the volcano Krakatoa was one of the most violent in global history...

...the senator reiterated his conviction that it is not the role of the United States to be a kind of global gendarme...

...the obvious intent of the documentary was to impassion viewers to do something about global warming...

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