noun \ˈsü-pər-ˌpa(-ə)r\

: an extremely powerful nation

Full Definition of SUPERPOWER

:  excessive or superior power
a :  an extremely powerful nation; specifically :  one of a very few dominant states in an era when the world is divided politically into these states and their satellites
b :  an international governing body able to enforce its will upon the most powerful states
su·per·pow·ered \-ˌpa(-ə)rd\ adjective

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