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superstate

[ soo-per-steyt ]
/ ˈsu pərˌsteɪt /
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noun

a state or a governing power presiding over states subordinated to it.
an extremely powerful centralized government maintaining close control or supervision over its member states and their inhabitants.

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superstate
/ (ˈsuːpəˌsteɪt) /

noun

a large state, esp created from a federation of states
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