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worldwide

adjective world·wide \ ˈwərl(d)-ˈwīd \
|Updated on: 11 Jun 2018

Definition of worldwide

: extended throughout or involving the entire world

Examples of worldwide in a Sentence

  1. News of the attack attracted worldwide attention.

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First Known Use of worldwide

1821

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worldwide

adverb

Definition of worldwide

: throughout the world

Recent Examples of worldwide from the Web

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First Known Use of worldwide

1836

in the meaning defined above

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NEW! Time Traveler

WORLDWIDE Defined for English Language Learners

worldwide

Definition of worldwide for English Language Learners

  • : happening or existing in all parts of the world


WORLDWIDE Defined for Kids

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worldwide

adjective world·wide \ ˈwərld-ˈwīd \

Definition of worldwide for Students

: extending over or involving the entire world
  • She received worldwide attention.

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worldwide

adverb

Definition of worldwide for Students

: throughout the world This program is being broadcast worldwide.


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