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adjective [usually before noun] global pronunciation in British English /ˈɡləʊb(ə)l/
  1. 1
    including or affecting the whole world
    The global economy has become increasingly unstable.
    global changes in climate
    There is no obstacle to making our company truly global.
  2. 2
    complete, including all parts of something
    We must take a global view of children’s needs.

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new investment that will enable the company to compete globally


a course of study which is much shorter than a university course and focuses on the skills you need for a job, especially computer-related skills

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an ancient Roman system of underfloor heating, used to heat houses with hot air; from the Latin 'hypocaustum'

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