Global vs. National

Global vs. National — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Global and National

Globaladjective

Having the shape of a globe; spherical.

Nationaladjective

Of, relating to, or characteristic of a nation

a national anthem.

Globaladjective

Of, relating to, or involving the entire earth; worldwide

global war.global monetary policies.

Nationaladjective

Of or relating to nationality

their national origin.

Globaladjective

Comprehensive; total

"a ... global, generalized sense of loss" (Maggie Scarf).

Nationaladjective

Of or maintained by the government of a nation

a national landmark.

Globaladjective

(Computers) Of or relating to an entire program, document, or file.

Nationaladjective

Devoted to one's own nation or its interests; patriotic.

Globaladjective

Spherical, ball-shaped.

In the center was a small, global mass.

Nationalnoun

A citizen of a particular nation

a British national.

Globaladjective

(not comparable) Of or relating to a globe or sphere.

Nationalnoun

often nationals A contest or tournament involving participants from all parts of a nation.

Globaladjective

Concerning all parts of the world.

Pollution is a global problem.

Nationaladjective

Of or having to do with a nation.

Globaladjective

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

Global variables keep support engineers employed.

Nationaladjective

(by extension) Of or having to do with a country (sovereign state).

Import tariffs were raised for the national interest.

Globaladjective

Which has to be considered in its entirety.

Nationalnoun

A subject of a nation.

The diplomats were advised not to interact with any foreign nationals except on official duty.

Globalnoun

(computing) A globally scoped identifier.

Nationalnoun

A tournament in which participants from all over the nation compete.

After winning the regional tournament, the team advanced to the nationals.

Globaladjective

involving the entire earth; not limited or provincial in scope;

global warglobal monetary policyneither national nor continental but planetarya world crisisof worldwide significance

Nationalnoun

a person who owes allegiance to that nation;

a monarch has a duty to his subjects

Globaladjective

having the shape of a sphere or ball;

a spherical objectnearly orbicular in shapelittle globular houses like mud-wasp nests

Nationaladjective

of or relating to or belonging to a nation or country;

national heronational anthema national landmark

Nationaladjective

limited to or in the interests of a particular nation;

national interestsisolationism is a strictly national policy

Nationaladjective

concerned with or applicable to or belonging to an entire nation or country;

the national governmentnational electionsof national concernthe national highway systemnational forests

Nationaladjective

owned or maintained for the public by the national government;

national parks

Nationaladjective

inside the country;

the British Home Office has broader responsibilities than the United States Department of the Interiorthe nation's internal politics

Nationaladjective

characteristic of or peculiar to the people of a nation;

a national trait

Nationaladjective

of or relating to nationality;

national origin