world power
noun Date: 1860 a political unit (as a nation or state) powerful enough to affect the entire world by its influence or actions

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  • world power — noun count a country that has a lot of power and influence over other countries in the world …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • world power — ► NOUN ▪ a country that has significant influence in international affairs …   English terms dictionary

  • world power — n. [transl. of Ger weltmacht] a nation or organization large or powerful enough to have a worldwide influence …   English World dictionary

  • world power — noun a state powerful enough to influence events throughout the world • Syn: ↑major power, ↑great power, ↑power, ↑superpower • Hypernyms: ↑state, ↑nation, ↑country, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • world power — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms world power : singular world power plural world powers a country that has a lot of power and influence over other countries in the world …   English dictionary

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  • world power — world′ pow′er n. gov a nation so powerful that it is capable of influencing or changing the course of world events • Etymology: 1880–85 …   From formal English to slang

  • world power — noun A nation or state so powerful that it can influence world affairs. Syn: global power …   Wiktionary

  • world power — noun (C) a country that has a lot of power and influence in many parts of the world …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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