major power

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Noun1.major power - a state powerful enough to influence events throughout the worldmajor 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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While, the regional countries were using Syria for their proxy wars, the major powers (US and Russia) entered into this conflict zone, transforming its regional character into major power's battle zone.
It views itself as a major power and is developing on the wave of the emerging countries," the editorial said.
Specifically, China's major-powers model reinforces (1) "peaceful" intentions rather than hegemonic aspirations, (2) the primacy of promoting China's domestic development rather than its international position, and (3) tensions between China's dual identities as a rising major power and developing economy.
Siemens, a global technology powerhouse, said it has been awarded a long-term service contract for a major power plant located 15km south of Doha, Qatar.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Majlis (Parliament) Speaker Ali Larijani said a regional country was insisting to a major power to defer nuclear negotiations so that it can keep lowering crude oil prices which has damaged all Islamic countries.
6% of electricity generation by Major Power Producers, with nuclear at 25.
Commenting on the report, an analyst from Technavio's team said: "Korea has the ninth largest power generation capacity, with coal being the major power generation source, followed by nuclear and gas.
Summary: Lebanon's state-run electricity company said Monday that a broken gas unit at a major power plant which had left large parts of the country without electricity since last month has been fixed.
ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- The major power outage across Turkey which was caused by the breakdown in general electric system of the country, paralyzed the train services in Marmaray - Istanbul's and world's first underwater rail link connecting two continents.
A Majlis deputy this week said even President Obama has now acknowledged that Iran is a major power with an influential role in the region, although that is not at all what Obama said.
Summary: A major power outage hit the Tunisian capital, its suburbs and other areas of the country on Sunday, residents said, without any immediate explanation for the cut.
Because according to traditional accounts, international organizations are created to reflect and reward major power interests (p.