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Alternative forms[edit]

  • country-wide


country +‎ -wide


  • enPR: kŭn'tri-wīdʹ, IPA(key): /ˌkʌn.tɹiˈwaɪd/
  • Rhymes: -aɪd
  • Hyphenation: coun‧try‧wide


countrywide (not comparable)

  1. Throughout a country; nationwide.


countrywide (not comparable)

  1. Throughout a country; nationwide.
    • 1919 November 15, A. M. Graham, "The Memorial Building a Living Tribute", Arts & Decoration, volume XII, number 1, page 22:
      …America, with such vital power, with a people ambitious, wealthy, great and of a noble past, has a task before it, into which it will enter with a will, since the need is felt countrywide.
    • 1988, John Maxwell Hamilton, Edgar Snow: A Biography, Indiana University Press, ↑ISBN, page 259:
      On such a day the streets of Peking and other cities could be peaceful, as if order had been restored countrywide.
    • 2011, Peter Tomsen, The Wars of Afghanistan, PublicAffairs, ↑ISBN, pages 216–217:
      The operation lifted Mujahidin pride and morale countrywide.