throughout the world; extending or spread throughout the world: A few years later, the Beatles had skyrocketed to worldwide fame. This position will require you to travel worldwide.
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How to use worldwide in a sentence
The layoffs, which began yesterday, will affect employees worldwide, according to a person familiar with the matter.After blockbuster quarter, Salesforce lays off nearly 1,000 employees | jonathanvanian2015 | August 26, 2020 | Fortune
Wireless carriers worldwide are spending tens of billions of dollars to upgrade their networks to 5G, which ultimately should provide download speeds 10 to 100-times faster than the average 4G speed.By one key measure of tech prowess, the U.S. ranks dead last | Aaron Pressman | August 26, 2020 | Fortune
Before coronavirus, Nintendo said it would sell 19 million Switches worldwide in 2020, but many analysts expect the company to sell more.Gamers, get ready: Nintendo’s Switch should be available again soon. But maybe not for long | dzanemorris | August 26, 2020 | Fortune
Ant owns the digital payments platform Alipay, which has 900 million users in China and over 1 billion worldwide.A Jack Ma company is poised to break the record for biggest IPO—again | Naomi Xu Elegant | August 21, 2020 | Fortune
Counting companies outside of the United States, Saudi Aramco went public last year and briefly traded at a stock market value over $2 trillion, the first time a public company hit the mark worldwide.Apple is the first U.S. company to hit a $2 trillion stock market valuation | Aaron Pressman | August 19, 2020 | Fortune
Imam Bheel, as locals call him, was added to a list of worldwide traffickers subject to U.S. sanctions in 2009.The Dangerous Drug-Funded Secret War Between Iran and Pakistan | Umar Farooq | December 29, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Decorative yes, but a daily handbag that will sweep through the closets of women worldwide?Handbags: The More You Pay, The Smaller They Shrink | Elizabeth Landers | December 29, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
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The report builds on a recent UN report documenting the high economic costs worldwide of domestic violence.
They not only disrupted service in China, they apparently crashed the search engine worldwide.Sony Blames North Korea for Hacking, but Washington Left Them Completely Vulnerable | Gordon G. Chang | December 3, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
He calls East and West together in common appreciation of one whose influence was not merely local but worldwide.Dickens in Camp | Bret Harte
I refer, of course, to the obnoxious Ilbert Bill of sinister, worldwide fame.Recollections of Calcutta for over Half a Century | Montague Massey
He also wrote many articles of a worldwide scope for Harper's Weekly.Lyman's History of old Walla Walla County, Vol. 2 (of 2) | William Denison Lyman
In the afternoon we were able to see some portions of that wonderful harbour, of worldwide reputation.South African Memories | Lady Sarah Wilson
In 1966, the International Whaling Commission imposed a worldwide ban on the taking of humpback whales.Humpback Whales in Glacier Bay National Monument, Alaska | United States Department of Commerce, Marine Mammal Commission
British Dictionary definitions for worldwide
applying or extending throughout the world; universal
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