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

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superhumanadjective

uk   /ˌsuː.pəˈhjuː.mən/  us   /-pɚ-/
having more ​powers than, or ​seemingoutside the ​powers of, a ​human: I'll never get all this ​work done in a ​week - I'm not superhuman! Thanks to the superhuman ​efforts of ​localvolunteers, ​aid is now getting through to the ​disasterareas.
(Definition of superhuman from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"superhuman" in American English

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superhumanadjective [not gradable]

 us   /ˌsu·pərˈhju·mən, -ˈju-/
having or ​needingpowers or ​abilities that are ​greater than those of most ​people: Cops say he ​exhibited superhuman ​strength in ​resistingarrest.
(Definition of superhuman from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “superhuman”
in Spanish sobrehumano…
in Vietnamese siêu phàm…
in Malaysian sangat luar biasa…
in Thai เหนือผู้คน…
in French surhumain…
in German übermenschlich…
in Chinese (Simplified) 超人的,超乎常人的,非凡的…
in Indonesian adikodrati…
in Chinese (Traditional) 超人的,超乎常人的,非凡的…
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