Meaning of “superpower” in the English Dictionary

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"superpower" in British English

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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)

"superpower" in American English

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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)

"superpower" in Business English

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superpowernoun [ C ]

uk /ˈsuːpəˌpaʊər/ us 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 superpower
emerge 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)