superpower

[soo-per-pou-er]
noun
1.
an extremely powerful nation, especially one capable of influencing international events and the acts and policies of less powerful nations.
2.
power greater in scope or magnitude than that which is considered natural or has previously existed.
3.
power, especially mechanical or electric power, on an extremely large scale secured by the linking together of a number of separate power systems, with a view to more efficient and economical generation and distribution.

Origin:
1920–25; super- + power

superpowered, adjective
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superpower (ˈsuːpəˌpaʊə)
 
n
1.  an extremely powerful state, such as the US
2.  extremely high power, esp electrical or mechanical
 
'superpowered
 
adj

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superpower
1944, in geopolitical sense of "nation with great interest and ability to exert force in worldwide theaters of conflict," from super- + power. The word itself is attested in physical senses from 1922.
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Example sentences
When you learn to program a computer, you acquire a superpower: the ability to
  make an inanimate object follow your command.
We have a population that cannot count on its fingers to ten, and on this we're
  supposed to be a superpower.
Obtaining a feasible nuclear deterrent is about the reasonable way to defend
  against superpower aggression.
Some spiders have another seeming superpower: an ability to adhere to sheer
  surfaces, even when upside down.
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