A superpouer is a state wi a dominant poseetion in internaitional relations an is characterised bi its unparalleled ability tae exert influence or project pouer on a global scale. This is duin through the means o baith militar an economic strength, as well as diplomatic an saft pouer influence.

A warld cairt o 1945. Accordin tae William T.R. Fox, the Unitit States (blue), the Soviet Union (reid), an the Breetish Empire (teal) wur superpouers.