[gloh-buh-liz-uh m]


the attitude or policy of placing the interests of the entire world above those of individual nations.

Origin of globalism

An Americanism dating back to 1940–45; global + -ism
Related formsglob·al·ist, noun, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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Contemporary Examples of globalist

  • She became a globalist early on in her life, a moment that is crystallized in the incredible anecdote that begins her book.

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    Liz Goodwin

    March 9, 2010

Word Origin and History for globalist



1961, from global + -ism.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper