from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • transitive v. To make global or worldwide in scope or application.

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  • v. To make something global in scope.

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  • v. make world-wide in scope or application


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  • "globalize" - make available to all document types - metadata fields that are selection lists; and the addition of a faxed-document report to Administrative Tools.

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  • In a world increasingly affected by globalized economic and commercial interests, Benedict XVI has made an appeal to "globalize" the call for solidarity.

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  • Can any one explain why we have to "globalize" all the inhabitants of this part of the world by calling them "latin", or "spanish", or at best "ibero", americans ? ARCHIVE(S).

  • Last year, Alipay President Shao Xiaofeng said the company needs to "globalize" its operations.


  • Israel's attempt to "globalize" Gaza imperils us all.

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  • Rather than seeing this as Lenovo's opportunity to "globalize," the company's leadership might have been better off thinking of the merger as an opportunity to "internationalize" (a favored term among Chinese companies looking to expand beyond Greater China), focusing on a smaller number of markets where the combined company was strongest.

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  • Also, with Brightcove 3 we began our efforts to 'globalize' our service so that viewers and users can use our platform in any language, and we are starting to globalize our service operations and support as well.

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  • • so many Stay-At-Home-Moms who become income-generating Work-At-Home-Moms working at their own pace (see Luisa's story in the blue box above) • a local asphalt-sealer who grew into a Netrepreneur who now sells asphalt-sealing kits all over the world (question: how could you "globalize" your business?) • the corporate executive who quit to start an SBI! business and put his former company

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  • American English would globalize a homegrown concept when Yellowstone National Park, in 1872, became the first of its kind in the world.

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