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 for global
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  global \glob"al\ adj.
     1. involving the entire earth; not limited or provincial in
        scope; as, global war; global monetary policy.
     Syn: planetary, worldwide.
          [WordNet 1.5]
     2. shaped like a globe; spherical.
     Syn: ball-shaped, globose, globular, orbicular, spheric,
          [WordNet 1.5]
     3. broad in scope or content; comprehensive. Opposite of
     Syn: all-embracing, all-inclusive, across-the-board,
          blanket(prenominal), broad, complete, panoptic, wide.
          [WordNet 1.5]
     4. (Computers) Accessible and effective throughout an entire
        computer program, rather than in only one subroutine; --
        used of variables; as, global variable. Opposite of

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: involving the entire earth; not limited or provincial in
             scope; "global war"; "global monetary policy"; "neither
             national nor continental but planetary"; "a world
             crisis"; "of worldwide significance" [syn: global,
             planetary, world(a), worldwide, world-wide]
      2: having the shape of a sphere or ball; "a spherical object";
         "nearly orbicular in shape"; "little globular houses like
         mud-wasp nests"- Zane Grey [syn: ball-shaped, global,
         globose, globular, orbicular, spheric, spherical]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  133 Moby Thesaurus words for "global":
     absolute, across-the-board, admitting no exception,
     all-comprehending, all-comprehensive, all-covering, all-embracing,
     all-encompassing, all-filling, all-including, all-inclusive,
     all-out, all-pervading, allover, blanket, broad, bulblike, bulbous,
     categorical, catholic, clear, compendious, complete, comprehensive,
     conclusive, cosmic, cosmopolitan, country-wide, decided, decisive,
     definite, definitive, determinate, developed, downright, ecumenic,
     ecumenical, ellipsoid, encyclopedic, entire, epidemic, explicit,
     express, extensive, far-reaching, final, fixed, flat, flat-out,
     full, full-fledged, full-grown, full-scale, galactic, globate,
     globe-shaped, globed, globelike, globoid, globose, globular,
     heaven-wide, hemispheric, implicit, inappealable, indisputable,
     intact, international, mature, matured, national,
     nondenominational, nonsectarian, obovoid, omnibus, orb, orbed,
     orbic, orbicular, orbiculate, orblike, orby, out-and-out, outright,
     over-all, ovoid, pandemic, panoramic, peremptory, perfect,
     planetary, positive, ripe, round, solid, sphere-shaped, spherelike,
     spheric, spheriform, spheroid, straight, straight-out, sweeping,
     synoptic, total, unabbreviated, uncircumscribed, unconditional,
     unconditioned, uncut, undiminished, undoubting, unequivocal,
     unexpurgated, unhampered, unhesitating, universal, unlimited,
     unmistakable, unmitigated, unqualified, unquestioning, unreserved,
     unrestricted, unwaivable, utter, whole, wide-ranging,
     without exception, without omission, without reserve, world-wide,

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