city·​wide | \ ˈsi-tē-ˌwīd How to pronounce citywide (audio) \

Definition of citywide

: including or involving all parts of a city a citywide blackout

Examples of citywide in a Sentence

The ban on smoking in public places is citywide.
Recent Examples on the Web Like Wu, Essaibi George has a big advantage having run as a citywide councilor., 7 Sep. 2021 In 2019, the agency’s pedestrian and safety advisory committee called for a citywide 20 mph speed limit. Ricardo Cano, San Francisco Chronicle, 7 Sep. 2021 The Summerhill-Bridge partnership will add 81 affordable units, or 25 percent of the Aviara project, to the citywide total. Phil Diehl, San Diego Union-Tribune, 5 Sep. 2021 The free citywide festival and conference -- dubbed America’s largest soul and R&B indie concert -- takes place in the heart of Atlanta Saturday and Sunday. Ben Flanagan |, al, 3 Sep. 2021 Boik said those community conversations have taken place in the form of two citywide meetings, and the department also allowed organizations to request an in-depth meeting with its team working on the policy. Paige Fry,, 3 Sep. 2021 Due to a citywide outage that began on Sunday, local restaurants have also lost power and have emptied out their refrigerators and freezers by donating the contents to The Howlin’ Wolf. Taylor Mims, Billboard, 3 Sep. 2021 Memphis has been grappling with a surge in citywide gun violence. Audrey Conklin, Fox News, 1 Sep. 2021 The flagship location recently reopened its doors after closing due to citywide restrictions associated with the COVID-19 pandemic. Keyaira Boone, Essence, 30 Aug. 2021

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First Known Use of citywide

1870, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of citywide was in 1870

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10 Sep 2021

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“Citywide.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Sep. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of citywide

: including or involving all parts of a city


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