planetwide

adjective
plan·et·wide | \ˈpla-nət-ˈwīd \

Definition of planetwide 

: extending throughout or involving an entire planet

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By the Red List reckoning, the planetwide total for all wild apes amounts to 350,000 individuals, down from premodern figures estimated in the millions. Natalie Angier, New York Times, "Do Gorillas Even Belong in Zoos? Harambe’s Death Spurs Debate," 6 June 2016

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First Known Use of planetwide

1920, in the meaning defined above

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