McWorld

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Etymology[edit]

Mc- +‎ world

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McWorld (uncountable)

  1. The spreading of McDonald's restaurants throughout the world as the result of globalization.
  2. (by extension) The effects of international McDonaldization of services and commercialization of goods and services as an element of globalization as a whole.
    • 2011, Stephanie Clifford, Would You Like a Smile With That? (in The New York Times, August 6)
      Pret a Manger, the veddy British chain, has gained a foothold in our McWorld of burgers and fries, where you can fun-size this, combo that and, let’s face it, sort of expect sullen service.

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