Meaning of globalist in English:


Pronunciation /ˈɡləʊbəlɪst/


  • 1A person who advocates the interpretation or planning of economic and foreign policy in relation to events and developments throughout the world.

    ‘Yet, globalists do expect governments to play an extremely active role in implementing their political agenda.’
    • ‘There is nothing conservative in policies that destroy farming families to line the pockets of globalist corporate executives.’
    • ‘It is definitely true that globalist banking policies do not help the situation, but the countries still have some degree of responsibility for agreeing to them first.’
    • ‘In contrast, the emergent open world economy will (so runs the globalist promise) yield prosperity, liberty, democracy, and peace for all humanity.’
    • ‘The third party is essential to create a real two-party system instead of the present fraud that we have right now where both parties are globalist, interventionist, free trade, new world order.’
    • ‘The networks look transnational; they exploit the globalist modernity that they so bitterly oppose.’
    • ‘In modern America, liberal is progressive is globalist is socialist.’
    • ‘For generations mariners were the globalists of the working class, now they are fighting to protect our borders from its worst excesses.’
    • ‘Importantly, these concerns relate to a larger context of neo-colonial, globalist, consumerist realities of our time.’
    • ‘This is why political activists of nearly every stripe tend to embrace globalist institutions even if they oppose a specific aspect of globalism.’
    • ‘Anti-globalists champion various causes all the way from anti-sweatshops to protests against genetic engineering.’
    • ‘There is no sense behind those who claim we are in a new benign post-modern globalist world where multinational corporations have uncertain loyalties.’
    • ‘Instead this episode will confirm the worst fears of globalists: that multinationals are becoming too powerful for governments to control.’
    • ‘Citizen movements recognize that corporate globalists cannot deliver on their promises because the narrow and shortsighted financial imperatives that drive their institutions are antithetical to such goals.’
    • ‘Maybe it's time for both the globalists and anti-globalists to consider what the poorer and disenfranchised have already worked out.’
    • ‘We can and should debate, for example, issues of geographical scope, and listen to the excitement of the microhistorians while also talking with globalists.’
    • ‘The effort shows that people do matter more than corporations, and that they can build their communities despite the rampant greed of the globalists.’
    • ‘It's especially popular with the globalists in the West.’
    1. 1.1A person or organization advocating or practicing operations across national divisions.


  • Relating to or advocating the operation or planning of economic and foreign policy on a global basis.