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the body politicnoun [S]

uk   us   formal
all the ​people of a ​particularcountry under a ​particulargovernment
(Definition of the body politic from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “the body politic”
in Chinese (Simplified) 国家(一个政府统治下的全体人民)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 國家(在某國的某個政府統治下的全體人民)…
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