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Definition of sea power in English:

noun

[mass noun]
A country’s naval strength, especially as a weapon of war: centuries of freedom from foreign occupation behind the barrier of sea power British sea power
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  • Much of their explanation of the strategic utility of navies and of sea power is as valid today as it was a century ago.
  • In that context, sea power is really only relevant to the extent that it influences events elsewhere.
  • Britain owed its survival in this long struggle to its national determination to keep fighting, to its financial strength and to its sea power.

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