Share this entry

Share this page


Line breaks: na¦tion|wide
Pronunciation: /ˈneɪʃ(ə)nwʌɪd
, -ˈwʌɪd/

Definition of nationwide in English:

adjective& adverb

Throughout the whole nation: [as adjective]: a nationwide hunt [as adverb]: the company employs 6,000 people nationwide
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.

Definition of nationwide in:

Share this entry

Share this page


What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day libretto
Pronunciation: lɪˈbrɛtəʊ
the text of an opera…