- /ˈsupəpaʊə / (say 'soohpuhpowuh)
1. power, especially mechanical or electric power, on an extraordinary scale, secured by the linking together of a number of separate power systems, with a view to more efficient and economical generation and distribution.
2. an extremely powerful and influential nation, distinguished from others by its greater political, economic and military power: *Whether the world's remaining superpower, the US, continues a defining role in East Asian security will have a crucial bearing on how the regional power balance evolves. –patrick walters, 1999.
Australian English dictionary. 2014.
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