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corpsenoun [C]

 us   /kɔrps/
a ​deadbody, esp. of a ​human
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corpsenoun [C]

uk   /kɔːps/  us   /kɔːrps/
C2 a ​deadbody, usually of a ​person
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Translations of “corpse”
in Korean 시체…
in Arabic جُثّة, جُثْمان…
in Malaysian mayat…
in French cadavre…
in Russian труп…
in Chinese (Traditional) (通常指人的)屍體…
in Italian cadavere, salma…
in Turkish ceset…
in Polish zwłoki…
in Spanish cadáver…
in Vietnamese tử thi…
in Portuguese cadáver…
in Thai ซากศพ…
in German die Leiche…
in Catalan cadàver…
in Japanese 死体…
in Chinese (Simplified) (通常指人的)尸体…
in Indonesian mayat…
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