countrywide countrywide  /ˈkən tri ˌwaɪd/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) occurring or extending throughout a country or nation

Usage(s):

  1. A new study at the University of Illinois at Chicago of a large, countrywide sample of people is discovering that we have already forgotten some things about Sept.
  2. But when the opposition calls countrywide strikes, despite promising not to, then development will be hampered.

News

  1. Michigan couple hands out free pie in Memphis

    Sarah Fertig, her boyfriend Chris Kovac and their border collie Shalosh are on a countrywide campaign promoting community, kindness and generosity.
    on June 22, 2013     Source: Memphis Commercial Appeal

  2. Swedish court okays possible extradition of Pirate Bay founder

    One of the co-founders of The Pirate Bay is facing potential extradition to Denmark after a massive hacking scandal that could result in countrywide identity theft. That is, if he isn't jailed for a separate hacking crime in his native Sweden.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Digital Trends

  3. Kansas graduation rates in top 25% nationally

    A new comparison of countrywide graduation rates over the past decade puts Kansas in the top quarter of states. The report, published by Education Week magazine, used data from the U.S.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: The Topeka Capital-Journal

Quotes

  1. "With this settlement, homeowners will receive direct relief from the catastrophic damage caused by Countrywide," California Attorney General Jerry Brown said in a statement.
    on Oct 6, 2008 By: Jerry Brown Source: InvestmentNews

  2. "Countrywide presents a rare opportunity for Bank of America to add what we believe is the best domestic mortgage platform at an attractive price and to affirm our position as the nation's premier lender to consumers," Bank of America chief...
    on Jan 11, 2008 By: Ken Lewis Source: Forbes

  3. "On the militia, the Baghdad plan itself is integrated to a holistic, countrywide plan that the multinational corps is developing. And security for Baghdad won't just come from securing the inside of Baghdad," Casey said at a briefing on Monday....
    on Jan 18, 2007 By: George Casey Source: Forbes

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