COMB in ADJ-wide combines with nouns to form adjectives which indicate that something exists or happens throughout the place or area that the noun refers to.
...a Europe-wide conference on security and cooperation...
Is the problem one that's industry-wide?COMB in ADV: n ADV, ADV with cl, ADV after v-wide also combines to form adverbs.
Employers want to be sure recruits understand business Europe-wide... Country-wide, a total of 22 political parties are competing for the voters' allegiance.
English dictionary. 2008.