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Definition of "citywide" []

  • Including or occurring in all parts of a city: citywide busing; a citywide strike. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "citywide" in a sentence
  • "This year, the party organization didn't endorse candidates in citywide races, focusing instead on D.C. Council seats, which left an opening for outsider Smith."
  • "Installing parking sensors in the 80,000 on-street spaces citywide is a much more daunting task than the 120 on Roosevelt Island."
  • "According to city election regulations, a party only qualifies as "major" -- meaning it's entitled to hold primaries -- if one of its candidates for certain citywide offices earn 7,500 votes or more in the previous general election."