glocal

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Blend of global and local.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

glocal (comparative more glocal, superlative most glocal)

  1. (chiefly business) Being both global and local.
    • 2011, Will Self, "The frowniest spot on Earth", London Review of Books, XXXIII.9:
      Not so much wedded as welded to their airline seats, he and his amanuensis see the cities of the future as ‘glocal’ phenomena, where high-density urban centres are air-linked to intercontinental faubourgs.