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nationwide

[ney-shuh n-wahyd] /ˈneɪ ʃənˈwaɪd/
adjective
1.
extending throughout the nation:
The incident aroused nationwide interest.
Origin
1910-1915
1910-15; nation + -wide
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British Dictionary definitions for nation-wide

nationwide

/ˈneɪʃənˌwaɪd/
adjective
1.
covering or available to the whole of a nation; national: a nationwide survey
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Word Origin and History for nation-wide

nationwide

adj.

1915, from nation + wide.

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