pertaining to the whole world; worldwide; universal: the dream of global peace.
globular; globe-shaped.
of, pertaining to, or using a terrestrial or celestial globe.
(of a computer operation, linguistic rule, etc.) operating on a group of similar strings, commands, etc., in a single step.

1670–80; globe + -al1

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global (ˈɡləʊbəl)
1.  covering, influencing, or relating to the whole world
2.  comprehensive

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global glob·al (glō'bəl)

  1. Having the shape of a globe; spherical.

  2. Of or involving the entire earth; worldwide.

  3. Comprehensive; total.

  4. Of or relating to the eyeball.

glob'al·ly adv.
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They have so many threats right now, locally and globally.
Baobab is effortlessly alive and globally indeterminate, a soothing and
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Show students how they are globally connected every day.
The atmospheric phenomena can be seen globally in any season-and even on other
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