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In the following case, please advise whether "nationwide" should be put, before or after(end of the sentence), or both of them are okay?

We reached out to universities nationwide.

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We reached out nationwide to universities.

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  • I think both are acceptable, but I think the first sounds better.
    – J.R.
    Commented Aug 1, 2016 at 21:30
  • please use comments to ask for clarification. Write answers as answers.
    – James K
    Commented Aug 1, 2016 at 22:46

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Since, nation-wide or nationwide is an adjective, the second sentence is wrong.

The correct usage is;

We reached out to universities nationwide.

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