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corpsnoun [C, + sing/pl verb]

uk   /kɔːr/  us   /kɔːr/ (plural corps)
a ​militaryunittrained to ​performparticularduties: the Royal Army Medical Corps the ​intelligence corps
(Definition of corps from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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corpsnoun [C]

 us   /kɔr, koʊr/ (plural corps  /kɔrz, koʊrz/ )
a ​group of ​people who ​work together in a ​particularactivity: The ​diplomatic corps in Washington ​includesrepresentatives of most of the ​countries in the ​world. A corps is also a ​militaryunit or a ​specialpart of a country’s ​militaryforces: the ​Marine Corps
(Definition of corps from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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