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superhuman

adjective [not gradable]  /ˌsu·pərˈhju·mən, -ˈju-/ us  
having or needing powers or abilities that are greater than those of most people: Cops say he exhibited superhuman strength in resisting arrest.
Translations of “superhuman”
in Spanish sobrehumano…
in French surhumain…
in German übermenschlich…
in Chinese (Traditional) 超人的,超乎常人的,非凡的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 超人的,超乎常人的,非凡的…
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