continent-wide love

Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. involving the entire continent.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. involving the entire continent

Etymologies

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Examples

  • The Palestinians have been asking for a continent-wide declaration at that meeting that would call on Israel to freeze settlements in the occupied territories.

    Palestinians seek global recognition through South America

  • The cause of the continent-wide decline has been attributed mainly to the lack of money and people needed to police parks, as well as the encroachment of humans on animal habitats.

    Africa's declining wildlife

  • Governments across the European Union will coordinate for a continent-wide exercise in 2012, according to the paper that accompanies Friday's announcements.

    U.K. Detects 'Talk' About Internet Terror Attack

  • In Africa, for example, we've partnered with the Canadian-headquartered Enablis which just accredited its 100,000th business person in a highly successful, continent-wide entrepreneur's network.

    Roxanne Taylor: Putting People Back to Work Means Teaching Skills to Succeed

  • *** Europe European Union leaders agreed to carry out continent-wide stress-tests for nuclear plants until the end of the year, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said.

    World Watch

  • Non-Chinese take their notions of nationalism from the history of countries like Britain and France—where in the early modern period nationalist officials, historians and rhetoricians could work in the context of continent-wide laws recognizing absolute sovereignty and of emerging bases of civil opposition to royal power, military forces to protect economic independence and essential farmland, and boundaries defined by treaty.

    China's Century-Long Identity Crisis

  • In order to ramp up this low carbon grid, the EU identified three key factors: improving energy efficiency (for example, by renovating buildings with insulation in walls and double glazing windows); investing in the energy market to create a zero carbon infrastructure (for example, by investing in the development of renewable energy, such wind and solar); and by ensuring continent-wide electricity grid interconnections.

    Tina Gerhardt: UN Climate Negotiations: EU Ramps Up Renewables and Addresses Aviation Emissions

  • However, Mr. Trichet's calls for a unified, continent-wide economic policy to match the ECB-managed monetary policy have met with opposition from some EU governments.

    Trichet Urges More Regulation

  • Well, the French government says, look, the EU needs to have a continent-wide plan, some kind of program to deal with Roma camps and child beggars, instead of just addressing the problem piecemeal.

    Europe's Rising Intolerance A Product Of Financial Frustration

  • Slovakia's governing coalition has failed to strike a deal to prevent the collapse of a continent-wide plan to rescue heavily indebted European nations.

    Slovakia coalition threatens eurozone bailout fund future

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