worldwide

worldwide
[[t]wɜ͟ː(r)ldwa͟ɪd[/t]]
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ADV: ADV after v, n ADV, ADV with cl
If something exists or happens worldwide, it exists or happens throughout the world.

His books have sold more than 20 million copies worldwide...

Every day the newspapers tell stories of children worldwide who are abused...

Worldwide, an enormous amount of research effort goes into military technology.

ADJ: usu ADJ n
Worldwide is also an adjective.

Today, doctors are fearing a worldwide epidemic.


English dictionary. 2008.

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  • worldwide — UK US /ˌwɜːldˈwaɪd/ adjective ► existing or happening in all parts of the world: »a worldwide advertising campaign »The drug is worth $3.8bn a year in worldwide sales. »He estimates current worldwide demand at only 2,000 vehicles a year. »It… …   Financial and business terms

  • worldwide — index prevailing (current), prevalent, rife Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • worldwide — 1630s, from WORLD (Cf. world) + WIDE (Cf. wide) …   Etymology dictionary

  • worldwide — [adj] general catholic, common, comprehensive, cosmic, ecumenical, extensive, global, international, multinational, omnipresent, pandemic, planetary, ubiquitous, universal; concept 536 Ant. limited, local …   New thesaurus

  • worldwide — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ extending or applicable throughout the world. ► ADVERB ▪ throughout the world …   English terms dictionary

  • worldwide — [wʉrld′wīd′] adj. extending throughout the world adv. throughout the world …   English World dictionary

  • worldwide — / wɜ:ldwaɪd/ adjective, adverb everywhere in the world ● The company has a worldwide network of distributors. ● Worldwide sales or Sales worldwide have topped two million units. ● This make of computer is available worldwide …   Marketing dictionary in english

  • worldwide — / wɜ:ldwaɪd/ adjective, adverb everywhere in the world ● The company has a worldwide network of distributors. ● Worldwide sales or Sales worldwide have topped two million units. ● This make of computer is available worldwide …   Dictionary of banking and finance

  • WorldWide — Im Rahmen der Weltausstellung Expo 2000 in Hannover wurde das Programm Weltweite Projekte ( Network WorldWide Projects , NWWP) erstmals der Öffentlichkeit vorgestellt. Die Idee, mehr als 700 beispielhafte Projekte aus aller Welt zusammenzubringen …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • worldwide — 1. adjective Spanning the world. A large meteorite impact would cause worldwide extinction of life. Syn: global 2. adverb Throughout the world. The character of James Bond is known worldwide …   Wiktionary

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