Translation of corps in Spanish:

corps

Pronunciation: /kɔːr; kɔː(r)/

n (plural corps /-z/ (+ singular or plural verb/+ verbo en singular o plural))

  • 1 [Military/Militar] (formation, service branch) cuerpo (masculine)
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    • However, brigades, divisions, corps, and armies formed only as needed in wartime and were promptly disbanded during peacetime.
    • The crown prince of Saxony was given the new Meuse Army, comprising three of First Army's corps and two cavalry divisions.
    • Additionally, division, corps, and Army headquarters, along with their missions, will be realigned.
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    • Rifle and cavalry corps were assigned for operations on the outer perimeter of envelopment.
    • Military academies produce leaders in all branches of the officer corps.
    • The country was accordingly divided into defense zones, each assigned to an army corps.
  • 2 (body, group) cuerpo (masculine) diplomatic corps cuerpo diplomático
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    • First, rather than integrating media affairs in its planning, the command simply handed off the press to a specialized corps of public affairs officers.
    • Mr Peare was one of the first corps of business studies graduates to emerge from Trinity College in 1965.
    • Whilst there has been no official comment on the new measures, sources close to the government have confirmed that a special corps of Dome protection personnel is planned.
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    • While in the corps of The Royal Ballet, he was injured, and he spent time watching television while healing.
    • Perhaps no one works more intimately with the corps than the ballet masters.
    • Graham was concerned with theatrical balance between corps and soloists, performers and the space around them.

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