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Main Entry: corps
Pronunciation: primarystresskomacr(schwa)r, primarystresskodot(schwa)r
Function: noun
Inflected Form(s): plural corps /primarystresskomacr(schwa)rz, primarystresskodot(schwa)rz/
Etymology: from French corps "part of a military organization," derived from Latin corpus "body" --related to CORPSE
1 a : an organized branch of the military establishment <Marine Corps> <Corps of Engineers> b : a military unit consisting of two or more divisions
2 : a group of persons acting under one authority <diplomatic corps>


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