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Nationwide, Nation-wide, Nation wide, which is correct? #179245
09/23/08 05:32 PM
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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.

Re: Nationwide, Nation-wide, Nation wide, which is correct? [Re: itcouldbesaid] #179246
09/23/08 06:26 PM
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welcome, icbs!

Oxford and others say nationwide, and that's simplest, so go for it!


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Re: Nationwide, Nation-wide, Nation wide, which is correct? [Re: Buffalo Shrdlu] #179248
09/23/08 08:15 PM
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e.g.,
nationwide report ~ 15,900 ghits
nation-wide / nation wide report ~ 730 ghits

Re: Nationwide, Nation-wide, Nation wide, which is correct? [Re: Buffalo Shrdlu] #179262
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yeah, nationwide


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