- to extend to other or all parts of the globe; make worldwide: efforts to globalize the auto industry.
Also especially British, glob·al·ise.
Origin of globalize
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Examples from the Web for globalize
This week, yet another state legislator denounced the UN's "Agenda 21" as a sinister plot to globalize America.GOP: Ditch the Agenda 21 Tinfoil Hat Brigade
February 7, 2013
- (tr) to put into effect or spread worldwide
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Word Origin and History for globalize
1953, see globalization. Related: Globalized; globalizing.
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