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global  

1       adj   You can use global to describe something that happens in all parts of the world or affects all parts of the world.  
usu ADJ n   (=worldwide)  
...a global ban on nuclear testing..., On a global scale, AIDS may well become the leading cause of infant death.     
  globally      adv  
...a globally familiar trade name.     
2       adj   A global view or vision of a situation is one in which all the different aspects of it are considered.  
usu ADJ n  
...the global view, the ability to make wider decisions based on a knowledge of all the facts, not just some of them., ...a global vision of contemporary societies.     


global positioning system        ( global positioning systems    plural  ) A global positioning system is a system that uses signals from satellites to find out the position of an object. The abbreviation GPS is also used.      n-count  
global reach     
When people talk about the global reach of a company or industry, they mean its ability to have customers in many different parts of the world.     (BUSINESS)      n-sing  
The company does not yet have the global reach of its bigger competitors..., It would have to grow by acquisitions or joint ventures to achieve global reach...     
global village     
People sometimes refer to the world as a global village when they want to emphasize that all the different parts of the world form one community linked together by electronic communications, especially the Internet.      n-sing  
Now that we are all part of the global village, everyone becomes a neighbour.     
global warming     
Global warming is the gradual rise in the earth's temperature caused by high levels of carbon dioxide and other gases in the atmosphere.      n-uncount  
The threat of global warming will eventually force the US to slow down its energy consumption.     
Translation English - Cobuild Collins Dictionary  
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n.
a field of study searching for ways to prevent global warming by deliberately changing Earth's natural system
exp.
A progressing virtual world of global computers having networks of interdependent information technology infrastructures, telecommunications networks and computer processing systems in which online interactions takes place.
[Tech.]
n.
Physician Led management of Medical Emergencies from Emergency Call to Hospital intensive Care and GP emergencies in a SAMU in a global Integrated EMS
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