globalization

[ gloh-buh-luh-zey-shuhn ]
/ ˌgloʊ bə ləˈzeɪ ʃən /

noun

the act of globalizing, or extending to other or all parts of the world: the globalization of manufacturing.
worldwide integration and development: Globablization has resulted in the loss of some individual cultural identities.

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Also especially British, glob·al·i·sa·tion .
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British Dictionary definitions for globalization

globalization

globalisation

/ (ˌɡləʊbəlaɪˈzeɪʃən) /

noun

the process enabling financial and investment markets to operate internationally, largely as a result of deregulation and improved communications
the emergence since the 1980s of a single world market dominated by multinational companies, leading to a diminishing capacity for national governments to control their economies
the process by which a company, etc, expands to operate internationally
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