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English definition of “the Peace Corps”

the Peace Corps

noun [+ sing/pl verb] uk   us  
an organization in the US that sends people to work as volunteers (= people who work without being paid) in poor countriesNamed organizations and societies and their membersCharity organizationsGenerous and charitable
(Definition of the Peace Corps from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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