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"nationwide" in British English

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nationwideadjective

uk   us   /ˌneɪ.ʃənˈwaɪd/
B2 existing or ​happening in all ​parts of a ​particularcountry: a nationwide ​network/​chain of ​stores a nationwide ​survey/​referendum

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nationwide
adverb uk   us  
B2 Schools nationwide are ​experiencing a ​shortage of ​teachers.
(Definition of nationwide from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"nationwide" in American English

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nationwideadjective [not gradable]

 us   /ˈneɪ·ʃənˈwɑɪd/
existing or ​happening in all ​parts of a ​particularcountry: A nationwide ​survey of ​mothersrevealed some very ​interesting things about what ​motherswant from ​fathers.
nationwide
adverb [not gradable]  us   /ˈneɪ·ʃənˈwɑɪd/
The performances were ​taped for telecasting nationwide.
(Definition of nationwide from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"nationwide" in Business English

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nationwideadjective [only before noun]

uk   /ˌneɪʃənˈwaɪd/  us   /ˈneɪʃənˌwaɪd/
existing or ​happening in all ​parts of a particular country: a nationwide chain/network Essential ​services could still be ​delivered through a nationwide ​network of ​localpostoffices. a nationwide ​strike

nationwideadverb

uk   /ˌneɪʃənˈwaɪd/  us   /ˈneɪʃənˌwaɪd/
in all ​parts of a particular country: The ​products are available nationwide. Businesses nationwide that delayed ​buyingequipment and ​expanding during the ​recession are now ​upgrading.
(Definition of nationwide from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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