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corps

body of persons; a military unit: a loyal member of the corps
Not to be confused with:
core – central part: apple core; heart: rotten to the core
corpse – dead body

corps

 (kôr)
n. pl. corps (kôrz)
1.
a. A separate branch or department of the armed forces having a specialized function.
b. A tactical unit of ground combat forces between a division and an army commanded by a lieutenant general and composed of two or more divisions and auxiliary service troops.
2. A body of persons acting together or associated under common direction: the press corps.

[French, from Old French, from Latin corpus, body; see kwrep- in Indo-European roots.]

corps

(kɔː)
n, pl corps (kɔːz)
1. (Military) a military formation that comprises two or more divisions and additional support arms
2. (Military) a military body with a specific function: intelligence corps; medical corps.
3. a body of people associated together: the diplomatic corps.
[C18: from French, from Latin corpus body]

corps

(kɔr, koʊr)

n., pl. corps (kôrz, kōrz).
1.
a. an organization of officers and enlisted personnel or of officers alone: the U.S. Marine Corps.
b. a combat unit comprising two or more divisions.
2. a group of persons associated or acting together.
[1225–75; Middle English corps, cors < Middle French < Latin corpus body; compare corpse]

corps

Corps

 a body of men assigned to a special service, usually military; a number of students; members of an organization who wear uniforms, as St. John Ambulance Corps.
Examples: corps of actors [Dramatic Corps], 1831; of anatomists—Mensa; Corps de Ballet, 1845; of counsellors [legal], 1803; of giraffes; of instructors, 1859; ragged corps of labourers, 1832; of writers, 1882.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.corps - an army unit usually consisting of two or more divisions and their supportcorps - an army unit usually consisting of two or more divisions and their support
army unit - a military unit that is part of an army
army, ground forces, regular army - a permanent organization of the military land forces of a nation or state
Women's Army Corps, WAC - an army corps that was organized in World War II but is no longer a separate branch of the United States Army
Reserve Officers Training Corps, ROTC - a training program to prepare college students to be commissioned officers
division - an army unit large enough to sustain combat; "two infantry divisions were held in reserve"
2.corps - a body of people associated together; "diplomatic corps"
body - a group of persons associated by some common tie or occupation and regarded as an entity; "the whole body filed out of the auditorium"; "the student body"; "administrative body"
corps diplomatique, diplomatic corps, diplomatic service - the body of diplomatic personnel

corps

noun team, unit, regiment, detachment, company, body, band, division, troop, squad, crew, contingent, squadron an officer in the Army Medical Corps

corps

noun
1. A group of people acting together in a shared activity:
2. A group of people organized for a particular purpose:
Translations
السِّلك الدِبلوماسيقِطْعَـه عَسْكَـريّـه
sbor
korps
korpus
armeijakuntakunta
alakulat
deildhópur, deild
korpusas
korpuss
kår

corps

[kɔːʳ]
A. N (corps (pl)) [kɔːz] (Mil) → cuerpo m (de ejército)
see also diplomatic, press D
B. CPD corps de ballet Ncuerpo m de baile

corps

[ˈkɔːr] [corps] [ˈkɔːr ˈkɔːrz] (pl) n (in army)corps m

corps

n pl <-> (Mil) → Korps nt

corps

[kɔːʳ] n (corps (pl)) [kɔːz]corpo
press corps → ufficio m stampa inv

corps

(koː) plural corps (koːz) noun
1. a division of an army. The Royal Armoured Corps.
2. a group or company. the diplomatic corps.
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The service, which is composed of the Medical Corps, Dental Corps, Veterinary Corps, Medical Administrative Corps, and Nurse Corps, is in charge of maintaining the health of personnel, as well as the working animals in the Army
Liao Wei-yuan, deputy captain of the NIA's Southern Taiwan Administrative Corps, told CNA that some of the Vietnamese tourists who have been arrested have confessed that they used the false pretense of coming as tourists, when in fact they were planning to work illegally in Taiwan.

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