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Definition(s):

  • (n) a state powerful enough to influence events throughout the world

Usage(s):

  1. Russia's iron-willed leader has rebuilt his country as a great power and an irritant to the West.
  2. In 2009, a great power does not show strength by dominating or demonizing other countries.
  3. A novel of great power that turns the world upside down.

News

  1. Superheroes Aren't Stronger Than Inflation and Other Top Comments

    Being a superhero is hard enough, what with all the "with great power comes great responsibility" and battling twisted villains. But being a superhero in 2013 is especially difficult. Not because villains are any more evil, but because everything is just so expensive. The Batmobile and web-shooters don't come cheap these days. Every day this week, we posted a new infographic comparing how much ...
    on July 20, 2013     Source: Mashable

  2. Spider-Man Toy Inventor Bitten by Radioactive Ruling

    With great power comes great responsibility. But with great precedent comes great restraint, as the inventor of the "Web Blaster" learned this week after losing in federal court.
    on July 18, 2013     Source: Wall Street Journal Blogs

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