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ADJECTIVE (3)

1. spanning or extending throughout the entire world;
- Example: "worldwide distribution"
- Example: "a worldwide epidemic"
[syn: worldwide, world-wide]

2. involving the entire earth; not limited or provincial in scope;
- Example: "global war"
- Example: "global monetary policy"
- Example: "neither national nor continental but planetary"
- Example: "a world crisis"
- Example: "of worldwide significance"
[syn: global, planetary, world(a), worldwide, world-wide]

3. of worldwide scope or applicability;
- Example: "an issue of cosmopolitan import"
- Example: "the shrewdest political and ecumenical comment of our time"- Christopher Morley
- Example: "universal experience"
[syn: cosmopolitan, ecumenical, oecumenical, general, universal, worldwide, world-wide]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

World-wide \World"-wide`\, a. Extended throughout the world; as, world-wide fame. --Tennyson. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

worldwide adj 1: spanning or extending throughout the entire world; "worldwide distribution"; "a worldwide epidemic" [syn: worldwide, world-wide] 2: involving the entire earth; not limited or provincial in scope; "global war"; "global monetary policy"; "neither national nor continental but planetary"; "a world crisis"; "of worldwide significance" [syn: global, planetary, world(a), worldwide, world-wide] 3: of worldwide scope or applicability; "an issue of cosmopolitan import"; "the shrewdest political and ecumenical comment of our time"- Christopher Morley; "universal experience" [syn: cosmopolitan, ecumenical, oecumenical, general, universal, worldwide, world- wide]