[ gloh-kuhl ]

  1. of or relating to the interconnection of global and local issues, factors, etc.: a glocal conference on community development.

  2. of or relating to the tailoring of globally available products and services to local markets: a glocal sales strategy.

Origin of glocal

First recorded in 1980–85; blend of global and local

Other words from glocal

  • glo·cal·ize, verb (used with object), glo·cal·ized, glo·cal·iz·ing.
  • glo·cal·i·za·tion, noun

Words Nearby glocal Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024