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[ gloh-kuh l ]
/ ˈgloʊ kəl /


of or relating to the interconnection of global and local issues, factors, etc.: a glocal conference on community development.
of or relating to the tailoring of globally available products and services to local markets: a glocal sales strategy.

Nearby words

globulin, globulinuria, globus, globus hystericus, globus pallidus, glocal, glochid, glochidium, glock, glockenspiel, glogg

Origin of glocal

1980–85; blend of global + local
Related formsglo·cal·ize, verb (used with object), glo·cal·ized, glo·cal·iz·ing.glo·cal·i·za·tion, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019