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worldwide

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[wurld-wahyd]
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adjective
  1. extending or spread throughout the world.
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Origin of worldwide

First recorded in 1625–35
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British Dictionary definitions for worldwide

worldwide

adjective
  1. applying or extending throughout the world; universal
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Word Origin and History for worldwide

adj.

1630s, from world + wide.

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