Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR WORLD-WIDE

Now, my brother, this controlling slave-power is a world-wide fact.

Possibly they were coalescing now, joining up into a world-wide organization.

Erasmus could not have attained to his world-wide celebrity if it had not been for Latin.

At once this conferred on the young professor a world-wide renown.

A single unit, he was yet a worthy symbol of a world-wide efficiency.

He believed that the Brethren there were called to a world-wide mission.

Thus the exile of Rollo led to events of world-wide importance.

He is world-great not because he is world-wide, but because he is world-deep.

Some of these are of superior quality and of world-wide repute.

Not long after the death of Champlain there was a world-wide advance in shipbuilding.

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1630s, from world + wide.

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Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.