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Extending or reaching throughout a whole nation.‘a nationwide hunt’
national, countrywide, state, coast-to-coast, general, widespread, overall, comprehensive, all-embracing, extensive, across the boardView synonyms
- ‘The competition is the largest of its kind in the country and is publicised nationwide.’
- ‘The club is the fastest growing commercial vehicle group with nationwide membership in the country.’
- ‘Italy is the latest country to stage a nationwide protest against the euro.’
- ‘The insurance business would be conducted through its nationwide network, he added.’
- ‘I believe there is no general nationwide awareness of the problems that exist.’
- ‘It is one of only two companies nationwide to achieve such status.’
- ‘He is currently doing a short tour of the country prior to the nationwide release of his first album.’
- ‘This is being promoted through an intensive nationwide press and outdoor media campaign.’
- ‘It has grown into a nationwide insurrection by disillusioned suburban youths.’
- ‘We can solicit nationwide through the mail but we don't have direct contact with our customers.’
- ‘If successful, the pilot programme will be rolled out to every school nationwide from next year.’
- ‘The case has nationwide implications for any motorist found to be over the drink-drive limit in a parked vehicle.’
- ‘If the government does not do away with the proposed service tax then we will be forced to hold a nationwide strike.’
- ‘In Greece, a four-hour nationwide strike against war paralysed the country.’
- ‘The children had not been seen for two days and had sparked a nationwide hunt.’
- ‘A nationwide weapons amnesty has been held throughout the month and finishes tonight.’
- ‘Watch out for huge nationwide celebrations - and abroad - throughout the year too.’
- ‘His Stoke-on-Trent station broadcasts nationwide and to some European countries.’
- ‘This gave the regulators a snapshot of how widespread exam fraud is nationwide.’
- ‘It is part of a pilot study believed to be the first of its kind in the country which, if successful, could take off nationwide.’
Throughout a whole nation.‘it employs 6,000 people nationwide’
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