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sea power

Translation of sea power in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 countable/numerable (country) potencia (feminine) naval 1.2 uncountable/no numerable (might) poderío (masculine) naval
    Example sentences
    • 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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