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corps

noun [C, + sing/pl verb] uk   /kɔːr/ us    /kɔːr/ ( plural corps)

corps noun [C, + sing/pl verb] (MILITARY UNIT)

a military unit trained to perform particular duties: the Royal Army Medical Corps the intelligence corps

corps noun [C, + sing/pl verb] (GROUP)

a group of people who are connected because they are involved in a particular activity: the diplomatic corps the press corps A corps of technicians is accompanying the band on their tour.
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