worldwide
I. adjective Date: 1632 extended throughout or involving the entire world II. adverb Date: 1892 throughout the world

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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 — [[t]wɜ͟ː(r)ldwa͟ɪd[/t]] ♦♦♦ also world wide 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… …   English 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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