Definition of superstate in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈsuːpəsteɪt
, ˈsjuː-/


  • A large and powerful state formed from a federation or union of nations: we are not advocates of a European superstate
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    • In reality the only political grouping which could have any effective and meaningful voice against a European superstate is the Commonwealth of Nations.
    • If the superstates described by Orwell are reminiscent of the Cold War blocs that inspired them, they have less obvious relevance to a world with a single military superpower like the US.
    • Nobody who looks at this treaty can say it's some ramp for a federal superstate.

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