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superpower

1. an extremely powerful state, such as the US
2. extremely high power, esp electrical or mechanical
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Are there more Sylars out there or more undiscovered heroes with incredible super-powers?
Wales have pulled off only one win over a southern hemisphere super-power in Cardiff since they beat Australia 18-13 at the Arms Park National Ground 23 years ago.
Suitable for severe to profound hearing loss, the PHOENIX 313 is a super-power BTE with trimmer controls for high cut filter, low cut filter, and maximin output.
It is a challenge to keep such an enemy looking menacing relative to the only super-power in the world--the only nation whose military might is unmatched.
There was an element in the American delegation who saw multilateralism as an unnecessary constraint on the world's remaining super-power. The miracle was that that their view did not prevail.
MARTIAL arts superstar Jet Li has to take on the super-power version of himself who's been on the rampage in a parallel universe killing and absorbing the power of his alter egos.
Cooke first described the ideas that formed the basis of his Giant Power proposal in March 1918: "The cost of electricity, both in Britain and in America, can be very much reduced by a consolidation of power interests, or a series of gigantic super-power stations.
Presidential aide Vladislav Surkov's speech to United Russia activists earlier that year showed the government was prepared to sacrifice everything to become an energy super-power. In Surkov's words, if you have long legs, you should do the long jump, not play chess.
The United States, as super-power, is constantly in the front line of world affairs, often pitting itself against what it sees as injustice or inhumanity.