Meaning of GLOBAL in English

transcription, транскрипция: [ ˈglō-bəl ]


Date: 1640

1. : spherical

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. : of, relating to, or applying to a whole (as a mathematical function or a computer program) : universal

a global search of a file

• glob·al·ly ˈglō-bə-lē adverb

Merriam-Webster's Collegiate English vocabulary.      Энциклопедический словарь английского языка Merriam Webster.