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EtymologyEdit

From French global, from Old French globe, from Latin globus.

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global (comparative more global, superlative most global)

  1. Spherical, ball-shaped.
    In the center was a small, global mass.
  2. (not comparable) Of or relating to a globe or sphere.
  3. Concerning all parts of the world.
    • 2003, Catherine Dupré, Importing the law in post-communist transitions, page 169:
      Some rights are more global than others; social rights in particular do not seem to globalise easily.
    • 2013 June 7, Joseph Stiglitz, “Globalisation is about taxes too”, in The Guardian Weekly, volume 188, number 26, page 19:
      It is time the international community faced the reality: we have an unmanageable, unfair, distortionary global tax regime. It is a tax system that is pivotal in creating the increasing inequality that marks most advanced countries today […].
    Pollution is a global problem.
  4. (not comparable, computing) Of a variable, accessible by all parts of a program.
    Global variables keep support engineers employed.
  5. Which has to be considered in its entirety.

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NounEdit

global (plural globals)

  1. (computing) A globally scoped identifier.

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global (masculine and feminine plural globals)

  1. global

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From globe ("globe"), from Latin globus (globe, sphere).

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global (feminine singular globale, masculine plural globaux, feminine plural globales)

  1. (originally) global, spherical; (hence) concerning the whole world
  2. as a whole, on the whole; total

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GermanEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -aːl

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global (not comparable)

  1. global (worldwide)

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Norwegian BokmålEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the noun globus.

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global (neuter singular globalt, definite singular and plural globale)

  1. global

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the noun globus.

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global (neuter singular globalt, definite singular and plural globale)

  1. global

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PortugueseEdit

Etymology 1Edit

globo (globe) +‎ -al

AdjectiveEdit

global m or f (plural globais, comparable)

  1. global (concerning all parts of the world)
  2. (computing, of a variable) global (accessible by all parts of a program)
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  • (concerning all parts of the world): mundial

Etymology 2Edit

Globo +‎ -al

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global m or f (plural globais, comparable)

  1. Of or pertaining to Rede Globo, a Brazilian TV network.
    ator globalglobal actor (actor of Rede Globo)

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global (plural globales)

  1. global (worldwide)

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SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

glob +‎ -al

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global (not comparable)

  1. global, spanning the entire globe, the whole world, international, universal

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Inflection of global
Indefinite Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular global
Neuter singular globalt
Plural globala
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 globale
All globala
1) Only used, optionally, to refer to things whose natural gender is masculine.
2) The indefinite superlative forms are only used in the predicative.

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