A set containing all elements of a smaller set. If B is a subset of A, then A is a superset of B, written A superset= B. If A is a proper superset of B, this is written A superset B.

See also

Proper Subset, Proper Superset, Subset

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Weisstein, Eric W. "Superset." From MathWorld--A Wolfram Web Resource.

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