What does global mean?

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ˈgloʊ bəlglob·al

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. global, planetary, world(a), worldwide, world-wide(adj)

    involving the entire earth; not limited or provincial in scope

    "global war"; "global monetary policy"; "neither national nor continental but planetary"; "a world crisis"; "of worldwide significance"

  2. ball-shaped, global, globose, globular, orbicular, spheric, spherical(adj)

    having the shape of a sphere or ball

    "a spherical object"; "nearly orbicular in shape"; "little globular houses like mud-wasp nests"- Zane Grey

GCIDE

  1. global(adj.)

    (Computers) Accessible and effective throughout an entire computer program, rather than in only one subroutine; -- used of variables; as, global variable. Opposite of local.

Wiktionary

  1. global(Noun)

    A globally scoped identifier.

  2. global(Adjective)

    spherical, ball-shaped

    In the center was a small, global mass....

  3. global(Adjective)

    of or relating to a globe or sphere

  4. global(Adjective)

    Concerning all parts of the world.

    Pollution is a global problem.

  5. global(Adjective)

    of a variable, accessible by all parts of a program

    Global variables keep support engineers employed.

Editors Contribution

  1. global

    Relating to the world or all countries of the world.

    Global change is here and we are moving through moments of time creating peace, calm, stability, unity, solidarity, cohesion, understanding, optimum health, human rights, sustainable development goals and shared prosperity for all.

    Submitted by MaryC on April 4, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'global' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2773

  2. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'global' in Adjectives Frequency: #376

How to pronounce global?

  1. Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of global in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of global in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of global in a Sentence

  1. Nicholas Pinchuk:

    We are today in a global competition for jobs. And, the best way to make America successful in this environment is to arm our people with the technical capabilities that enable them to win that global contest for prosperity.

  2. Rick Rieder:

    The Fed might do one hike this year, but likely won’t be able to do that one given global economic, geopolitical, and competitive monetary policy dynamics.

  3. Ray Gatcliffe:

    A lot of companies in EMEA have been impacted by their banks reducing global and even regional footprints. We've kept our global network and think that will resonate with clients seeking to expand internationally, it's not an inexpensive proposition to have local banking licences across the globe as we do. There are important opportunities and obligations attached to having such a broad geographical footprint.

  4. Kenneth Akintewe:

    Asia remains one of the bright spots in the global economy with China and India remaining committed to a broader economic reforms agenda.

  5. Jacinda Ardern:

    It's critical that technology platforms like Facebook are not perverted as a tool for terrorism, and instead become part of a global solution to countering extremism, this meeting presents an opportunity for an act of unity between governments and the tech companies.

Images & Illustrations of global

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