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adjective glob·al \ˈglō-bəl\

Simple Definition of global

  • : involving the entire world

  • : involving all of something and especially a computer system, file, etc.

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of global

  1. 1 :  spherical

  2. 2 :  of, relating to, or involving the entire world :  worldwide <a global system of communication>; also :  of or relating to a celestial body (as the moon)

  3. 3 :  of, relating to, or applying to a whole (as a mathematical function or a computer program) :  universal <a global search of a file>

globally

play \ˈglō-bə-lē\ adverb

Examples of global in a sentence

  1. English is becoming a global language.

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



1640

First Known Use of global

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GLOBAL Defined for Kids

global

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adjective glob·al \ˈglō-bəl\

Definition of global for Students

  1. 1 :  in or having to do with the whole earth <the global economy>

  2. 2 :  shaped like a globe




Medical Dictionary

global

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adjective glob·al \ˈglō-bəl\

Medical Definition of global

  1. 1:  having the shape of a globe

  2. 2a:  of, relating to, or involving the entire world <global health conditions>b:  of, relating to, or involving the globe of the eye <global anesthesia in cataract surgery>

  3. 3a:  being comprehensive, all-inclusive, or complete <global obstetric care> <transient global amnesia> <akinesia was global, although rigidity and dystonia were strikingly unilateral in distribution—Oliver Sacks>b:  of, relating to, or constituting an organic whole :  organismic <the newer psychiatry seeks to understand in a global way the dynamic structure of the patient's personality—Psychological Abstracts>

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