Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In a national manner or way; with regard to the nation; as a whole nation.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adverb In a national manner or way; as a nation.
  • adverb Throughout the nation.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adverb In a way relating to the whole nation.

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

  • adverb with regard to a nation taken as a whole
  • adverb extending throughout an entire nation

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

national +‎ -ly

Examples

  • Ohioans can only hope that their state and federal government officials can help spread the word nationally about the repercussions of the EPA "Train Wreck" in time to successfully stop this runaway train.

    Ken Blackwell: EPA's Train Wreck Could Leave Ohio in the Dark

  • Those hands belong to Clare Dalton, who made a name nationally when she sued Harvard in 1987 for sex discrimination in denying her tenure at the law school.

    Boston.com Top Stories

  • Police Department conducts what she described as a nationally recognized training effort.

    SFGate: Top News Stories

  • Police Department conducts what she described as a nationally recognized training effort.

    SFGate: Top News Stories

  • Police Department conducts what she described as a nationally recognized training effort.

    SFGate: Top News Stories

  • Police Department conducts what she described as a nationally recognized training effort.

    SFGate: Top News Stories

  • "This is really about the president's agenda," Mr. Paul said in the 30-minute debate, broadcast nationally from a Louisville television studio on "Fox News Sunday."

    Paul, Conway Square Off in Kentucky Senate Debate

  • "This is really about the president's agenda," Mr. Paul said in the 30-minute debate, broadcast nationally from a Louisville television studio on "Fox News Sunday."

    Paul, Conway Sqaure Off in Kentucky Senate Debate

  • She pointed out that kids of color from the South Bronx traveling to prestigious campuses wearing suits and competing nationally is itself an example of embodying change, because it helps the rest of the world envision their success as achievable, expected, and normal.

    Kate Quarfordt: When Kids Own Education

  • "This is really about the president's agenda," Mr. Paul said in the 30-minute debate, broadcast nationally from a Louisville television studio on "Fox News Sunday."

    Kentucky Race for Senate Puts Focus on National Policies

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