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body corporate

noun, Law.
1.
a person, association, or group of persons legally incorporated; corporation.
Origin
1490-1500
1490-1500
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  • The commission shall be a body corporate of each compacting state.
British Dictionary definitions for body corporate

body corporate

noun
1.
(law) a group of persons incorporated to carry out a specific enterprise See corporation (sense 1)
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