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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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Banh expressed regret that the 'superpowers and organisations' do not support Cambodia's development, but rather find ways to impose sanction through 'baseless and false' allegations.
One of four titles in Wayland's KS2/3 Superpower Scienceseries, the book is presented in comic book style.
Both tried to find ways to unleash Corden's superpowers, such as ripping a script in half and trying to run fast-with both attempts ending up as a failure.
The evil zeal of dominating and conquering other nations in minds of powerful European nations extended worldwide, resultantly the then superpower, Britain, imposed its sovereignty from west to east, north to south.
SuperPowers are in all of us but they need the right set of ingredients to stay nurtured and strong, if not they are left to fizzle down to a mere speckle of a dream, leaving us drained and feeling "maxed out" and "overwhelmed".
The superpowers' rivalry also meant proxy wars which resulted in a colossal loss of men and material for both sides.
She describes how to recognize ineffective behaviors that may be connected to "superpowers," or overused strengths (those who are results-driven, problem-finder, intellectually curious, empathic, visionary, highly analytic, humble, precise, a great listener, and calm under pressure), their unintended negative attributes, and when their overuse may cause problems, as well as how to identify the adversity that developed the superpowers, why specific individuals or situations trigger their overuse, and how challenge the beliefs that fuel their overuse, to change their behavior and image.
Four in 10 people wish they were a superhero with invisibility the favourite superpower, Virgin Media's survey found.
In addition to effectively increasing local economic growth and reducing illegal drug use with an iron fist, the 72-year-old former Davao City Mayor is good at leveraging superpowers, including the U.S., Japan, China, and Russia, to obtain weapons without a dime from China and the U.S., which are increasingly rivals on the world stage, and has changed the Asian geopolitical landscape in his favor.
And when we launch and land on the moon, not only (do) we become the first company to do so, we actually symbolically become the fourth superpower. And imagine the entrepreneurs doing things that only the three superpowers have done before."
Peter Andre enjoying a toddler swimming class MOST parents will have wished for superpowers at some point after having children - not necessarily the ability to fly or superhuman strength, but perhaps just to stop a tantrum with just a single glance or get a baby off to sleep in minutes.
BABY WHISPERER THE couple met a number of parents with very different superpowers during their tour, but say their favourite skill was that of mother-of-two Sarah Deakin, 37, baby photographer who has the unique ability to get newborn babies to sleep in under five minutes.