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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.
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a policy that is worldwide in scope
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glob•al•ism(ˈgloʊ bəˌlɪz əm)
the policy or doctrine of involving one's country in international affairs, alliances, etc.
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