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English definition of “body”

body

noun [U] (MAIN PART)   /ˈbɑd·i/
the main part of something such as a book , a large building , or a vehicle : Most scientists will be less interested in the body of the article than in the detailed notes at the end.
(Definition of body noun (MAIN PART) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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