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1. A national geopolitical policy in which the entire world is regarded as the appropriate sphere for a state's influence.
2. The development of social, cultural, technological, or economic networks that transcend national boundaries; globalization.

glob′al·ist n.
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a policy that is worldwide in scope
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(ˈgloʊ bəˌlɪz əm)

the policy or doctrine of involving one's country in international affairs, alliances, etc.
[1940–45, Amer.]
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