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su·per·he·ro

 (so͞o′pər-hîr′ō)
n. pl. su·per·he·roes
A fictional figure having superhuman powers or greatly enhanced abilities, usually portrayed as fighting evil or crime.

superhero

(ˈsuːpəˌhɪərəʊ)
n, pl -roes
(Journalism & Publishing) any of various comic-strip characters with superhuman abilities or magical powers, wearing a distinctive costume, and fighting against evil

su•per•he•ro

(ˈsu pərˌhɪər oʊ)
n., pl. -roes.
a hero, esp. in children's comic books and television cartoons, possessing extraordinary, often magical powers.
[1960–65]
Translations
super-héros

superhero

[ˈsuːpəˌhɪərəʊ] Nsuperhéroe m

superhero

[ˈsuːpərhɪərəʊ] nsuper héros m
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