Definition of nationwide in English:

nationwide

Syllabification: na·tion·wide
Pronunciation: /ˈnāSHənˌwīd
 
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adjective

Extending or reaching throughout the whole nation: a nationwide hunt
More example sentences
  • The children had not been seen for two days and had sparked a nationwide hunt.
  • Italy is the latest country to stage a nationwide protest against the euro.
  • He is currently doing a short tour of the country prior to the nationwide release of his first album.
Synonyms
national, countrywide, general, widespread, extensive

adverb

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Throughout a whole nation: it employs 6,000 people nationwide

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