follow Dictionary.com

Is irregardless a word?

globalization

or (especially British) globalisation

[gloh-buh-luh-zey-shuh n] /ˌgloʊ bə ləˈzeɪ ʃən/
noun
1.
the act of globalizing, or extending to other or all parts of the world:
the globalization of manufacturing.
2.
worldwide integration and development:
Globablization has resulted in the loss of some individual cultural identities.
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for globalization
Contemporary Examples
Historical Examples
British Dictionary definitions for globalization

globalization

/ˌɡləʊbəlaɪˈzeɪʃən/
noun
1.
the process enabling financial and investment markets to operate internationally, largely as a result of deregulation and improved communications
2.
the emergence since the 1980s of a single world market dominated by multinational companies, leading to a diminishing capacity for national governments to control their economies
3.
the process by which a company, etc, expands to operate internationally
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source
Word Origin and History for globalization
n.

1961, from globalize, which is attested at least from 1953 in various senses; the main modern one, with reference to global economic systems, emerged 1959.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Word Value for globalization

0
30
Scrabble Words With Friends