from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adv. Throughout a whole nation: broadcast a show nationwide; nationwide opposition to the tax hike.
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- adj. Extending throughout a nation.
- adv. Throughout a nation.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. occurring or extending throughout a country or nation
- adv. extending throughout an entire nation
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.
The Chinese government says it has arrested close to 800 people over the last two months in what it calls a nationwide crackdown in the production and sale of tainted food, drugs, and agricultural products.
It urged authorities on Friday to "lift the siege" on the city and to halt what it called a nationwide campaign of arbitrary arrests.
Federal authorities say a leader of what they describe as a nationwide radical Sunni Islam group has been fatally shot during an FBI raid in the Detroit area.
It also includes what it describes as a nationwide directory of divorce lawyers, although it so far lists fewer than a dozen lawyers.
"I just want to give people a voice," he said during a stop in Rhode Island, the 20th state he stopped in during what he calls a nationwide conceptual art piece.
And the soda industry, committed to stopping any precedent setting tax increase for state budgets nationwide, is committed to killing the tax.
In his decision, Motz found the Fair Share law "violates ERISA's fundamental purpose of permitting multistate employers to maintain nationwide health and welfare plans, providing uniform nationwide benefits and permitting uniform national administration."
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