[ sit-ee-wahyd ]


  1. occurring throughout a city; including an entire city:

    citywide school board elections.

  2. open to including, or affecting all the inhabitants of or groups in a city:

    a citywide track meet.

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Word History and Origins

Origin of citywide1

First recorded in 1960–65; city + -wide

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Example Sentences

By summer, he and his friends were running their own pop-up testing sites citywide.

Back in November, a city spokeswoman told me San Diego plans to provide citywide composting by 2022.

He and his partner sped to the Capitol when dispatchers broadcast an urgent citywide emergency call.

He also announced he’d work with the City Council to create a citywide complete street policy that advocates have long wanted to encourage the city to make its roads more bike and pedestrian friendly.

Passionate about urban farming, he wants to set up a citywide network of vertical and rooftop farms that feed hospitals, schools, prisons, and beyond while educating schoolchildren and getting trucks off the road.

From Eater

Mayor Bill de Blasio did not attend, nor did any citywide or statewide elected official.

But, as 2014 rolled around, Detroit was mired in an unprecedented citywide bankruptcy.

The eggs are disbursed throughout the five boroughs and a citywide scavenger hunt ensues.

He won, too, and the WFP was able to count on allies in every citywide post but the top job.

The law set de Blasio up to run citywide for public advocate.

The athletic coach and leader in the citywide Pack had a knack of getting on well with all types of boys.

Every month all the Den members have a big gathering of the citywide Pack.





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