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superpowernoun [C]

uk   /ˈsuː.pəˌpaʊər/  us   /ˈsuː.pɚˌpaʊ.ɚ/
a country that has very great political and military power: Since the disintegration of the USSR, there has been only one superpower - the US
(Definition of superpower from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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superpowernoun [C]

 us   /ˈsu·pərˌpɑʊ·ər/
any of the few countries considered to be among the most powerful in the world: a military/economic superpower
(Definition of superpower from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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superpowernoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈsuːpəˌpaʊər/ POLITICS
one of the countries of the world that has the most power and influence: India, Russia, and China are all aspiring global superpowers. an economic/energy superpoweremerge as/become a superpower If Europe is to become a superpower, European unity is required.
(Definition of superpower from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “superpower”
in Chinese (Simplified) 超级大国…
in Turkish süper güç, süper devlet, cihan devleti…
in Russian сверхдержава…
in Chinese (Traditional) 超級大國…
in Polish mocarstwo…
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