Definition of globalization in English:

globalization

(also globalisation)

noun

  • [mass noun] The process by which businesses or other organizations develop international influence or start operating on an international scale:

    ‘fears about the increasing globalization of the world economy’
    • ‘One of the main reasons for the growing demand for global governance is the increasing globalization of business activity.’
    • ‘Indeed the unstoppable process of globalisation produces the exactly opposite reaction.’
    • ‘The process of globalisation has both encouraged and been encouraged by the free movement of people.’
    • ‘It should not come as a shock that in an era of economic globalization, diversity makes business sense.’
    • ‘But there is another form of globalization which operates on different values.’
    • ‘The second aspect that struck me was his notion that globalisation is a process and therefore value free.’
    • ‘The capitalist response to this has been the process known as globalisation.’
    • ‘Is globalisation a set of processes dominated by Western countries to their own advantage?’
    • ‘In this part of the book the question of the extent to which organizations are involved in a process of globalization is considered.’
    • ‘What unites them is a deep scepticism with the way that international markets and globalisation work.’
    • ‘Neither the existence nor even the scale of contemporary globalization of trade is at all novel.’
    • ‘Much of the world's ills have little to do with the process of globalisation itself.’
    • ‘These traders have been among the most prominent forces driving the process of globalization.’
    • ‘Rather it is something linked with the process of capitalist globalization.’
    • ‘But war can have a negative effect on international institutions and scale back globalisation.’
    • ‘The first stage of this process is to theorize capitalist globalization as a critical object.’
    • ‘The international movement against capitalist globalisation faces two important tests.’
    • ‘Rather it is because they are marginalized participants in the process of economic globalization.’
    • ‘So the process of what's called globalisation is the process of centralising power.’
    • ‘The process of globalization has certainly been amongst the most significant developments of the past few decades.’

Pronunciation:

globalization

/ɡləʊb(ə)lʌɪˈzeɪʃ(ə)n/