globalisation key terms

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globalisation
The process by which the world is becoming increasingly interconnected as a result of massively increased trade and cultural exchange.
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interdependence
the increasing reliance of companies and countries on the developing and manufacturing of goods.
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call centre
n office in which large numbers of telephone calls are handled, especially one providing the customer services functions of a large organization.
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TNC
a company that operates in at least 2 countries.
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deindustrialisation
when the amount of manufacturing in a country decrease
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NIC
Newly industrialised country
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SEZ
Special economic zone - designated areas in countries that possess special economic regulations
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marginal land
little or no potential for profit, poor soil or other undesirable characteristics. Located at the edge of deserts
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food mile
The distance food travels from where it is grown to where it is ultimately purchased or consumed by the end user.
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carbon footprint
total amount of greenhouse gases produced to directly and indirectly support human activities
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the increasing reliance of companies and countries on the developing and manufacturing of goods.

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interdependence

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n office in which large numbers of telephone calls are handled, especially one providing the customer services functions of a large organization.

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a company that operates in at least 2 countries.

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when the amount of manufacturing in a country decrease

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