[ gloh-buh-luh-zey-shuhn ]
/ ˌgloʊ bə ləˈzeɪ ʃən /
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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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How to use globalization in a sentence
Policymakers explain developments by causes such as globalisation, technology and welfare state sclerosis.Definition & Reality in the General Theory of Political Economy|Thomas Colignatus
Prosperity, international trade, foreign investment, globalisation and joint ventures are the new magic formulas.
They derive most of their income from licensing and royalties and constitute one of the engines driving globalisation.
British Dictionary definitions for globalization
/ (ˌɡləʊbəlaɪˈzeɪʃən) /
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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