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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR GLOBAL

The world has entered the phase of global interdependencies.

These, by the way, are coming more into use in our global economy.

The interconnectivity of business and of markets creates the global economy.

We can affect some of its parameters, but not its global behavior.

In this article, we will describe a few of the global trends.

The trends are global, the reaction is world-wide because the problem is global.

After Test Mike, the implications of fallout obviously were global.

A call to Global Air Transport brought the desired information.

Seapower is indispensable to our global position, in peace and also in war.

And we know that we can succeed in the global economic arena of the 90's.

WORD ORIGIN

1670s, "spherical," from globe + -al (1). Meaning "worldwide, universal" is from 1892, from French. Global village first attested 1960, popularized, if not coined, by Canadian educator Marshall McLuhan (1911-1980).

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