global variable

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global variable

[¦glō·bəl ′ver·ē·ə·bəl]
(computer science)
A variable which can be accessed (used or changed) throughout a computer program and is not confined to a single block.

global variable

In programming, a variable that can be used by all modules and functions in the program. The common practice is to keep global variables to a minimum, because they can be manipulated by any routine in the program at any time. Contrast with local variable.
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The resulting intelligence highlights global variables that may impact or disrupt supply chains, facilitating contingency planning and crisis preparedness and response.
The fast dynamics of economic globalisation and the rapid changes of financial markets impose a lot of challenges on the local financial market due to the vulnerability of any financial market to be affected by the global variables.
The policy aims to enhance the bank's financial position by managing developments in market conditions, work environment, local and global variables and maintain a stable growth rate," he said, reiterating that KFH is working on a comprehensive vision to ensure it maintains the leading position in Islamic banking worldwide.
He added that Saudi Arabia has an attractive investment environment, vital enough to quickly adapt to global variables, which is consistent with the AIM approach.
Wagdi Mirghani told SUNA, that the Ministry of Trade has responded to the global variables in sesame prices by amending prices for exporters to allow the flow and continue the country's exports of oilseeds to foreign markets, pointing out that there are understanding and coordination between the Chamber and the Ministry of Trade in fixing global pricing indicators of Sudanese exports and praising the full cooperation of the Ministry of Trade with the chamber in this connection.
Al-Marzouq highlighted the importance of focusing on achieving the long term sustainable growth for KFH which reflects its strong financial position and the ability to adapting to new local and global variables, circumstances and conditions, pointing out the importance of following a conservative policy aims at improving precautionary provisions.
Further, Exari Smart Modules support the use of global variables, which improve information consistency while eliminating the dependence on hard-coded variables which are costly and unnecessarily time-consuming to maintain.
Global Banking News-February 18, 2014--BNP says India will continue to be affected by global variables
data type names, keywords, library names and global variables - that not only
First, while the previous studies use one country model that may not allow for any foreign or global effect, we allow several foreign or global variables to affect the GCC countries.
Al-Khunji said that food investment outside the GCC states needs to be reconsidered under global variables, particularly political and economic ones that may pose a major threat to the Gulf food security.
According to the statement, Kratsa congratulated the UAE for its ability to "deal competently with various high global variables, led by its diversity and openness to the world as well as its strategic location.

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