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Definition of "nationwide" []

  • Throughout a whole nation: broadcast a show nationwide; nationwide opposition to the tax hike. (adverb)

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 "nationwide" in a sentence
  • "The number of buildings that earned the label nationwide increased from 6,200 in 2008 to"
  • "This week, at a meeting attended by government ministers, provincial governors, traditional chiefs, health experts, the commander of the Zimbabwe's defence forces, diplomats and the media, the government announced what it called a nationwide blitz to control, cure and eliminate the disease."
  • "Several members of Congress, spurred by groups like SafeMinds and the National Autism Association, have alleged that the Centers for Disease Control and other public health agencies covered up evidence that the measles vaccine and shots containing thimerosal, a preservative, caused what they described as a nationwide epidemic of autism and other diseases."