nationwide

[ ney-shuh n-wahyd ]
/ ˈneɪ ʃənˈwaɪd /

adjective

extending throughout the nation: The incident aroused nationwide interest.

Origin of nationwide

First recorded in 1910–15; nation + -wide
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nationwide

/ (ˈneɪʃənˌwaɪd) /

adjective

covering or available to the whole of a nation; nationala nationwide survey
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Word Origin and History for nationwide

nationwide


adj.

1915, from nation + wide.

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