Definition of Globalize

1. Verb. Make world-wide in scope or application. "Markets are being increasingly globalized"

Exact synonyms: Globalise
Generic synonyms: Broaden, Extend, Widen
Derivative terms: Globalisation, Globalization



Definition of Globalize

1. Verb. (transitive) To make something global in scope. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Globalize

1. [v -IZED, -IZING, -IZES]

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Literary usage of Globalize

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1. Managing the World Economy: The Consequences of Corporate Alliances by Peter F. Cowhey, Jonathan David Aronson (1993)
"Why Firms globalize One reason that firms globalize is to cash in on success. Sometimes, strategic trade theory suggests, closing a market can help ..."

2. Biotechnology in a Global Economy by DIANE Publishing Company (1992)
"In die face of increased competition, Japanese companies have sought export markets and have begun to globalize the ir operations. ..."

3. In the Way of Development: Indigenous Peoples, Life Projects and Globalization by Mario Blaser, Harvey A. Feit, Glenn McRae (2004)
"... it is not the only one.5 If different places have different but nevertheless existing capacities to stretch out across space (ie to globalize), ..."

4. Building Support for More Open Trade: Report of an Independent Task Force by Kenneth M. Duberstein, Robert Edward Rubin, Timothy F. Geithner, Daniel R. Lucich (2001)
"On the other hand, developing countries that chose not to "globalize" have experienced negative growth.4 Thus, trade has narrowed, rather than widened, ..."

5. Biotechnology in a Global Economy by Office of Technology Assessment, United States, Congress (1991)
"In the face of increased competition, Japanese companies have sought export markets and have begun to globalize their operations. Japanese companies are now ..."

6. Yen for Development: Japanese Foreign Aid & the Politics of Burden-sharing by Shafiqul Islam (1991)
"... New Zealand, and the World Bank.7 Third, as Japan's aid programs globalize, Japanese aid personnel will be working in unfamiliar environments. ..."

7. Dealignment: A New Foreign Policy Perspective by Mary Kaldor, Richard A. Falk, Gerard Holden (1987)
"It is time that Europe too began to globalize peace. NOTES 1 Useful summaries of the arguments and evidence on these questions are contained in the report ..."

8. Same Bed, Different Dreams: America and Japan-Societies in Transition by Alan D. Romberg, Tadashi Yamamoto (1990)
"To the extent that this is the case, as Japanese companies globalize their activities, they increasingly face major challenges to remodel their traditional ..."

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