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The adjective "global" and adverb "globally" imply that the verb or noun to which they are applied applies to the entire Earth and all of its species and regions. It is sometimes used as a synonym for the much narrower international/internationally but this is incorrect:

The term "world" is also sometimes used when humanity rather than the Earth is concerned.

See also: racial, social, political, Earth, globalization

In Canada, Global often refers to the Global Television Network.

In computer programming, global means accessible throughout the whole program. The most common global objects are probably global variables, considered undesirable by some.