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state·​wide ˈstāt-ˈwīd How to pronounce statewide (audio)
: affecting or extending throughout all parts of a state


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: throughout the state

Examples of statewide in a Sentence

Adjective a statewide survey of voters
Recent Examples on the Web
While Del Mar residents clearly have a keen interest in the tunnel, the project is of regional, if not statewide importance. Phil Diehl, San Diego Union-Tribune, 4 June 2024 The Postal Service has been reporting statewide numbers since 2017, and California has topped the list each year. Camila Pedrosa, Sacramento Bee, 3 June 2024
There’s a strong chance for above-average temperatures statewide through at least August, including during much of June, according to the latest models from the National Weather Service’s Climate Prediction Center. Grace Toohey, Los Angeles Times, 5 June 2024 In 2021, only 1.5 million pills were seized statewide. Nollyanne Delacruz, The Mercury News, 31 May 2024 See all Example Sentences for statewide 

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Word History

First Known Use


1848, in the meaning defined above


1888, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of statewide was in 1848

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“Statewide.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Jun. 2024.

Kids Definition


: including all parts of a state
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