superhero Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"superhero" in British English

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superheronoun [C]

uk   /ˈsuː.pəˌhɪə.rəʊ/  us   /ˈsuː.pɚ-/ (plural superheroes)
a ​character in a ​film or ​story who has ​specialstrength and uses it to do good things and ​help other ​people someone who has done something very ​brave to ​help someone ​else
(Definition of superhero from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"superhero" in American English

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superheronoun [C]

 us   /ˈsu·pərˌhɪəɛr·oʊ/ (-heroes)
a ​character in ​stories or ​movies who has ​specialpowers, such as the ​ability to ​fly, that are used for ​fightingevil or ​helpingpeople A superhero is also a ​person whose ​actions or ​achievements are ​fargreater than what ​peopleexpect: Policeofficers are the ​real superheroes.
(Definition of superhero from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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