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

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  • verb transitive To make something global in scope.

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  • verb make world-wide in scope or application

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Examples

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

    Information Technology News

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

    Archive 2008-06-01

  • 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 ?

    languagehat.com: ARCHIVE(S).

  • 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 ?

    languagehat.com: ARCHIVE(S).

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

    PCWorld

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

    Palestine Blogs aggregator

  • Instead of padding your language with unnecessary and often meaningless words and phrases (i.e., "globalize," "push the envelope," "intellectual capital," "core competency"), consider ways that will help you speak and write with more clarity and less jargon.

    AllBusiness.com - Home Page RSS

  • 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.

    China Stocks News and Analysis from Seeking Alpha

  • 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.

    Brightcove Blog

  • 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.

    Hardware Sector and Stocks Analysis from Seeking Alpha

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