Definition of 'global'
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It forecast a similar increase next year owing to a slowdown in global growth. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The global economy today is not in the best shape for us to be introducing turbulence. Times, Sunday Times (2016)That hardly bodes well for a country whose ambitions hinge on putting itself at heart of the global financial system. Times, Sunday Times (2017)No wonder women are cross enough to march, on a huge and global scale. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Asia's biggest economies are competing to gain an edge in the global nuclear industry. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Unless there is an unexpected and global economic catastrophe, the only way is up. The Sun (2016)The world managed to cope in 2008 with one global financial crisis. The Sun (2016)Over its 25-year history the firm has not only become a global success but has promoted great engineering here at home. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Securing a deal based on equivalence would probably be enough for London to retain its status as a global financial centre. Times, Sunday Times (2017)It is'a collective lie on a global scale '. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The process emits carbon dioxide and adopting it on a global scale may be unsustainable. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Plans are in place to make the charity global. The Sun (2009)This does not bode well for global stability. Times, Sunday Times (2006)They should provide leadership on global economic issues. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Our view is that that global economic growth still has a lot of momentum. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The online show has become a global hit. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The performance caused a global sensation when it was broadcast last week. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Singapore is confident that it will not be unduly affected by the global banking crisis. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Yet the imbalances afflicting the eurozone are no less acute than those addressing the broader global economy. Times, Sunday Times (2010)That is the only way cycling can truly grow on a global scale. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Strong maritime capabilities contribute to deterrence in a broader global context as well. Preventing World War III - A Realistic Grand Strategy (1988)That leaves the fiscal position vulnerable to any global economic slowdown. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Concerns about slowing global economic growth and rising inflation remained at the forefront. Times, Sunday Times (2008)People realise now this is a global crisis that requires a global solution. The Sun (2008)The global economy has changed radically with the rise of the emerging economies. Times, Sunday Times (2011)How can consensus management scale to global scope? INSIDE THE TORNADO: MARKETING STRATEGIES FROM SILICON VALLEY'S CUTTING EDGE (2001)There is a huge global demand for nuclear power components and fewer than ten companies capable of such manufacture. Times, Sunday Times (2008)He produced four studies which had a considerable impact on the global nuclear industry and on nuclear proliferation policies. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Whether she likes it or not, she is going to become a global style icon. Times, Sunday Times (2011)But we also have nuclear weapons and global warming, which could end our civilisation tomorrow. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Don't expect the Americans to pay any attention to the global financial crisis or the presidential election this week. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The squeeze on real wages, that had set in well before the onset of the global financial crisis, persists. Times, Sunday Times (2013)
Trends of 'global'
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Translations for 'global'
British English: global /ˈɡləʊbl/ ADJECTIVE
Global means concerning or including the whole world.
Businesses compete in a global economy.
- American English: global
- Arabic: عَالـَمِيّ
- Brazilian Portuguese: global
- Chinese: 全球的
- Croatian: globalni
- Czech: globální
- Danish: global
- Dutch: globaal
- European Spanish: global
- Finnish: maailmanlaajuinen
- French: mondial
- German: global
- Greek: παγκόσμιος
- Italian: globale
- Japanese: 地球の
- Korean: 세계적인
- Norwegian: global
- Polish: globalny
- European Portuguese: global
- Romanian: global
- Russian: всемирный
- Spanish: global
- Swedish: global
- Thai: ทั่วโลก
- Turkish: küresel
- Ukrainian: світовий
- Vietnamese: toàn cầu
Definition of global from the Collins English Dictionary
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