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superstate

[soo-per-steyt] /ˈsu pərˌsteɪt/
noun
1.
a state or a governing power presiding over states subordinated to it.
2.
an extremely powerful centralized government maintaining close control or supervision over its member states and their inhabitants.
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superstate

/ˈsuːpəˌsteɪt/
noun
1.
a large state, esp created from a federation of states
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