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[kuhn-tree-wahyd] /ˈkʌn triˈwaɪd/
extending across or throughout the whole country; nationwide:
a countrywide reaction; a countrywide highway system.
Also, country-wide.
Origin of countrywide
1920-25; country + wide Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Brazilians countrywide began growing the giant snail in their backyards, planning to sell the mollusks to fancy restaurants.
  • It wants to introduce a countrywide minimum wage that would destroy jobs.
  • And if they did, a countrywide system of repression allows no room for dissent.
  • The construction of a national railway network meant a national railway timetable-and the arrival of a countrywide time zone.
  • Within weeks a countrywide boycott had almost halved the price.
  • The regime's stern and graying apparatus is unlikely to withstand a countrywide revolution.
  • With that, an unprecedented countrywide business boom ensued.

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