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English definition of “superhero”

superhero

noun [C] uk   /ˈsuː.pəˌhɪə.rəʊ/ us    /ˈsuː.pɚ-/ (plural superheroes)
a character in a film or story who has special strength and uses it to do good things and help other peopleCharacters in literature and film someone who has done something very brave to help someone elseHeroes and cowards
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