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The adjective global and the adverb globally mean pertaining to, or embracing, the totality of a number of items, categories, etc. They also mean comprehensive and all-inclusive. Global is a synonym of worldwide and means of, or relating to, or involving the entire world in the general sense or as the planet Earth.[1] Wiktionary (a portmanteau of wiki and dictionary) is a multilingual, Web-based project to create a free content dictionary, available in over 151 languages. ... In grammar, an adjective is a word whose main syntactic role is to modify a noun or pronoun (called the adjectives subject), giving more information about what the noun or pronoun refers to. ... Adverbs redirects here. ... Synonyms (in ancient Greek, συν (syn) = plus and όνομα (onoma) = name) are different words with similar or identical meanings. ... For other uses, see World (disambiguation). ... This article is about Earth as a planet. ...

It has been argued that global has replaced international or world as a way of referring to issues, processes and structures that affect human beings collectively.[2] This article does not cite any references or sources. ...

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Set of Global knives with holding block and sharpener. ... Global Television Network (more commonly called Global TV or just Global) is a Canadian English language privately owned television network. ... In computer programming, a global variable is a variable that is accessible in every scope. ... Global is a DVD and CD set of Paul van Dyks worldwide DJ-ing tours. ... Global Aero Logistics, Inc. ... Trinidad (Spanish, Trinity) most commonly refers to the larger island of the nation Trinidad and Tobago, the subject of this article. ...


  1. ^ "Global", Oxford English Dictionary, Second Edition 1989
  2. ^ "Advances in sociological knowledge: Over Half a Century", Nikolǎi Genov, page 38, 15th World Congress of Sociology, July 2002, Brisbane, Australia
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