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"nationwide" in British English

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nationwideadjective

uk   /ˌneɪ.ʃənˈwaɪd/ us   /ˌneɪ.ʃənˈwaɪd/
B2 existing or happening in all parts of a particular country: 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 particular country: A nationwide survey of mothers revealed some very interesting things about what mothers want 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 local post offices. a nationwide strike

nationwideadverb

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

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