superpower

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EtymologyEdit

super- +‎ power

NounEdit

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superpower (plural superpowers)

  1. (Obsolete usage) Electricity generated in a large plant that is tied into a regional network, on a larger scale than was common in the early years of commercial electricity production.
  2. Excessive or superior power.
  3. A sovereign state with dominant status on the globe and a very advanced military, especially the Soviet Union or United States.
  4. A fictional extraordinary physical or mental ability, especially possessed by a superhero or supervillain.

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Last modified on 7 February 2014, at 19:22