Globally



[gloh-buh l] /ˈgloʊ bəl/

adjective
1.
pertaining to the whole world; worldwide; universal:
the dream of global peace.
2.
.
3.
globular; globe-shaped.
4.
of, relating to, or using a terrestrial or .
5.
(of a computer operation, linguistic rule, etc.) operating on a group of similar strings, commands, etc., in a single step.
/ˈɡləʊbəl/
adjective
1.
covering, influencing, or relating to the whole world
2.
comprehensive
adv.

by 1910, from global + -ly (2).
adj.

1670s, “spherical,” from globe + -al (1). Meaning “worldwide, universal” is from 1892, from French. Global village first attested 1960, popularized, if not coined, by Canadian educator Marshall McLuhan (1911-1980).

Postliterate man’s electronic media contract the world to a village or tribe where everything happens to everyone at the same time: everyone knows about, and therefore participates in, everything that is happening the minute it happens. Television gives this quality of simultaneity to events in the global village. [Carpenter & McLuhan, “Explorations in Communication,” 1960]

global glob·al (glō’bəl)
adj.

glob’al·ly adv.

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