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Relating to, affecting, or involving the whole world; worldwide.
- ‘London, the first mondial city was born - and so it remains.’
- ‘It is expected that by 2020, these figures will have increased by 60%, thus road safety is an important mondial theme.’
- ‘When singer samples mondial religions on her latest album, is she just exploiting the commercial potential inherent in this Shiva-meets-Chanel spectacle?’
- ‘Visitors to The Hope Box can interact with the display, which has been described as ‘a mondial, an interactive travelling art event’.’
Early 20th century: French.
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