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#179245 - 09/23/08 01:32 PM Nationwide, Nation-wide, Nation wide, which is correct?
itcouldbesaid Offline
stranger

Registered: 09/23/08
Posts: 1
As a computer based training programmer, do I write lessons that are used nationwide, or nation wide, or even nation-wide? I cannot find a rule.

Thanks.

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#179246 - 09/23/08 02:26 PM Re: Nationwide, Nation-wide, Nation wide, which is correct? [Re: itcouldbesaid]
Buffalo Shrdlu Offline
Carpal Tunnel

Registered: 06/24/02
Posts: 7210
Loc: Vermont
welcome, icbs!

Oxford and others say nationwide, and that's simplest, so go for it!
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#179248 - 09/23/08 04:15 PM Re: Nationwide, Nation-wide, Nation wide, which is correct? [Re: Buffalo Shrdlu]
tsuwm Online   confused
Carpal Tunnel

Registered: 04/03/00
Posts: 10508
Loc: this too shall pass
e.g.,
nationwide report ~ 15,900 ghits
nation-wide / nation wide report ~ 730 ghits

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#179262 - 09/24/08 12:15 AM Re: Nationwide, Nation-wide, Nation wide, which is correct? [Re: Buffalo Shrdlu]
The Pook Offline
old hand

Registered: 02/20/08
Posts: 1067
Loc: Tasmania
yeah, nationwide

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