Definition of corps d'elite in English:

corps d'elite

Line breaks: corps d'elite
Pronunciation: /ˌkɔː deɪˈliːt


A select group of people: Furse set out to create a Service which would be a corps d’elite
More example sentences
  • The RHA performed so well that it became a corps d'elite within the Regiment.
  • Swiss infantrymen rightly consider themselves a corps d'élite.



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