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superpower

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noun su·per·pow·er \ˈsü-pər-ˌpau̇(-ə)r\

Simple Definition of superpower

  • : an extremely powerful nation

Full Definition of superpower

  1. 1 :  excessive or superior power

  2. 2a :  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 satellitesb :  an international governing body able to enforce its will upon the most powerful states

su·per·pow·ered play \-ˌpau̇(-ə)rd\ adjective

1920

First Known Use of superpower

1920



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