Definitions

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  • adj. Across a whole continent.
  • adv. Across a whole continent.

Etymologies

continent +‎ -wide (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • But unlike America, Europe doesn't have the kind of continentwide institutions needed to deal with a continentwide crisis.

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  • But unlike America, Europe doesn’t have the kind of continentwide institutions needed to deal with a continentwide crisis.

    Archive 2009-03-01

  • JOHANNESBURG — The medical experts gathered from around Africa were here to talk about a continentwide epidemic, but it wasn't AIDS or malaria – it was diabetes, and the bad habits that often bring it on.

    Global Obesity: Africa's Middle Class Hit With Diabetes, Weight Gain

  • Now many European countries have tabled important policy reforms such as the drafting of a continentwide asylum policy and the formulation of smarter immigration criteria based on education and skills.

    The Incredible Shrinking Continent

  • "Every one of our clients in Europe has positions they can't fill because of continentwide shortages," says Barbara Beck, European head of the employment service Manpower.

    The Incredible Shrinking Continent

  • JOHANNESBURG — The medical experts gathered from around Africa were here to talk about a continentwide epidemic, but it wasn't AIDS or malaria – it was diabetes, and the bad habits that often bring it on.

    Global Obesity: Africa's Middle Class Hit With Diabetes, Weight Gain

  • To be in early twenty-first-century China was to witness the climax of two hundred years of industrialization and urbanization, in close-up, playing at fast-forward on a continentwide screen.

    When a Billion Chinese Jump

  • Spain and Greece have been hit particularly hard by government cutbacks and unemployment resulting from a continentwide debt crisis.

    European anarchists grow more violent, coordinated

  • The truth is that there are no powerful Muslim political movements in Europe, either continentwide or at the national level, and the divisions that separate Muslims worldwide, most obviously between Sunnis and Shiites, are apparent in Europe as well.

    Why Fears Of A Muslim Takeover Are All Wrong

  • Nearly all European countries (the striking exception is Russia) have signed on to the European Union's Charter of Fundamental Rights, which serves as a sort of continentwide Bill of Rights, enforceable by the courts.

    No Country for Sick Men

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