Definition of globalize
: to make global; especially : to make worldwide in scope or application globalize a company's operations
Examples of globalize in a Sentence
The economy has become globalized.
The company is planning to globalize.
Recent Examples of globalize from the Web
This is only a problem when a service is globalized, built to work for billions of people all at once.
In 1993, Parker Pen was purchased by Gillette, which sold it to Newell Rubbermaid, the owner of Sharpie, PaperMate, and other stationery brands; its production was globalized, and its Janesville workforce downsized.
In 2014, the state placed 40th on the New Economy Index, which measures how knowledge-based, innovative and globalized a state's economy is.
Vladimir Putin's regime in Russia has been a trailblazer in globalizing state propaganda.
At the same time, the experiment with globalizing NATO to fight global terror cannot quite be said to have been a success.
Palmer, a magnetic and genial golfer, brought sports into the modern mercantile era and helped globalize the game.
But the Mistral buy might also portend a future Russian arms industry that is truly globalized, and thus more efficient.
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First Known Use of globalize
GLOBALIZE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of globalize for English Language Learners
: to make (something) cover, involve, or affect the entire world
of a business : to begin to operate throughout the world
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