Definition of Major power
1. Noun. A state powerful enough to influence events throughout the world.
Generic synonyms: Body Politic, Commonwealth, Country, Land, Nation, Res Publica, State
Specialized synonyms: Hegemon
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Major Power
Literary usage of Major power
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Nuclear Coexistence: Rethinking U. S. Policy to Promote Stability in an Era by William C. Martel, William T. Pendley (1998)
"The presence of nuclear weapons states on the permanent membership of the Security Council symbolizes the role of nuclear weapons in defining major power ..."
2. Power in Transition: The Peaceful Change of International Order by Charles Kupchan (2001)
"Rather, the chapter aims to apply the security community concept to the subject of major power transitions, reflecting on how the security community concept ..."
3. Charles O'Malley: The Irish Dragoon by Charles James Lever, Hablot Knight Browne (1893)
"No, major power himself. Well, he told your friends up here how it was going very hard with you, and that you were like to die ; and the same evening they ..."
4. Publications of the Mississippi Historical Society by Mississippi Historical Society, Franklin Lafayette Riley (1912)
"He then went to major power and told him that Lieutenant Newton had insulted ... This statement to major power was evidently satisfactory because nothing ..."