- 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 globalized
Neither Smith nor Marx can carry us far into the guts of globalized financial capitalism.American Democracy Under Threat for 250 Years
December 28, 2014
Israel and Palestine—it cannot be stressed enough—exist in a globalized, networked, densely populated, urbanized land.Israelis and Palestinians: Getting Down To Business
June 24, 2013
In a globalized world, even Jewish identities are trans-ethnic, trans-national, and multi-racial.Shaul Magid's Post-Ethnic Judaism
May 24, 2013
In fact, in this globalized world, we all depend on each other.How Thatcher's Ideology Threatens To Kill Zionism
April 18, 2013
In this globalized world and Arab Spring fervor, the days of regimes such as the one you face in Syria are numbered.Former East Timor President José Ramos-Horta’s Advice For Syrian Rebels
July 17, 2012
- (tr) to put into effect or spread worldwide
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Word Origin and History for globalized
1953, see globalization. Related: Globalized; globalizing.
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