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world power

n.
A nation or other political entity having the power to influence the course of world events.

world power

n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a state that possesses sufficient power to influence events throughout the world

world′ pow′er


n.
a nation so powerful that it is capable of influencing or changing the course of world events.
[1880–85]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.world power - a state powerful enough to influence events throughout the worldworld power - a state powerful enough to influence events throughout the world
body politic, country, nation, res publica, commonwealth, state, land - a politically organized body of people under a single government; "the state has elected a new president"; "African nations"; "students who had come to the nation's capitol"; "the country's largest manufacturer"; "an industrialized land"
hegemon - a leading or paramount power
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