Definitions for nationwideˈneɪ ʃənˈwaɪd
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occurring or extending throughout a country or nation
"the event aroused nationwide interest"; "a countrywide fund-raising campaign"
nationally, nationwide, across the nation, across the country(adverb)
extending throughout an entire nation
"nationally advertised"; "it was broadcast nationwide"
Affecting the whole of a nation.
There was a nationwide search on for the bankrobbers.
Nationwide was a BBC News and current affairs television programme which ran from 1969 to 1983. It was broadcast on BBC One each weekday following the early evening news. It followed a magazine format, combining political analysis and discussion with consumer affairs, light entertainment and sports reporting. It began on 9 September 1969, running between Tuesdays and Thursdays at 6.00pm, before being extended to five days a week in 1972. From 1976 until 1981 the start time was 5.55pm. The final edition was broadcast on 5 August 1983, and the following October it was replaced by Sixty Minutes. The long-running Watchdog programme began as a Nationwide feature. The light entertainment was quite similar in tone to That's Life!. Eccentric stories featured skateboarding ducks and men who claimed that they could walk on egg shells.. Richard Stilgoe performed topical songs.
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