International vs. Global

By Jaxson

  • International

    International mostly means something (a company, language, or organization) involving more than a single country. The term international as a word means involvement of, interaction between or encompassing more than one nation, or generally beyond national boundaries. For example, international law, which is applied by more than one country and usually everywhere on Earth, and international language which is a language spoken by residents of more than one country.

  • International (adjective)

    Of or having to do with more than one nation.

  • International (adjective)

    Between or among nations

    “an international discussion”

  • International (adjective)

    participated in by two or more nations

    “an international competition”

  • International (adjective)

    common to, or affecting, two or more nations.

    “an international rule”

  • International (adjective)

    serving two or more nations

    “an international airport””

  • International (adjective)

    Of or concerning the association called the International.

  • International (adjective)

    Independent of national boundaries; common to all people.

    “The atmosphere is an international resource.”

    “the international community of scholars”

  • International (adjective)

    Foreign; of another nation.

    “an international student”

  • International (noun)

    Someone who has represented their country in a particularly sport.

    “The United team includes five England internationals.”

  • International (noun)

    A game or contest between two or more nations.

  • Global (adjective)

    Spherical, ball-shaped.

    “In the center was a small, global mass.”

  • Global (adjective)

    Of or relating to a globe or sphere.

  • Global (adjective)

    Concerning all parts of the world.

    “Pollution is a global problem.”

  • Global (adjective)

    Of a variable, accessible by all parts of a program.

    “Global variables keep support engineers employed.”

  • Global (adjective)

    Which has to be considered in its entirety.

  • Global (noun)

    A globally scoped identifier.

  • Global (adjective)

    relating to the whole world; worldwide

    “the downturn in the global economy”

  • Global (adjective)

    relating to or encompassing the whole of something, or of a group of things

    “give students a global picture of what is involved in the task”

  • Global (adjective)

    operating or applying through the whole of a file, program, etc.

    “global searches”

Oxford Dictionary

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