Etymology
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superpower (n.)

1944, in geopolitical sense of "nation with great interest and ability to exert force in worldwide theaters of conflict," from super- + power (n.). The word itself is attested in physical (electrical power) senses from 1922.

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Definitions of superpower

superpower (n.)
a state powerful enough to influence events throughout the world;
Synonyms: world power / major power / great power / power
From wordnet.princeton.edu