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English

Etymology

French, from [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] corpus, body

Pronunciation

  • (RP) (singular) kô, /kɔː/, /kO:/; (plural) kôz, /kɔːz/, /kO:z/
  • (US) (singular) kôr, /koʊr/, /kɔːr/, /kO:r/; (plural) kôrz, /kɔːrz/, /kO:rz/
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  • Rhymes: -ɔː(r)
  • Homophones: *caw (in non-rhotic dialects); core (singular), cores (plural)

Noun

Singular
corps

Plural
corps

corps (corps)
  1. A group of people.
  2. (military) An organization of soldiers of a specific size and content.
  3. Any organized group of people united for a common purpose.

Translations


French

Pronunciation

Noun

corps m. (plural corps)

  1. body
  2. (mathematics) field (in abstract algebra)

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