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corpus
American English: /ˈkɔrpəs/
British English: /ˈkɔːpəs/

Translation of corpus in Spanish:

noun plural -pora or -puses

[formal]
  • 1.1 (Art, Linguistics, Literat, Music) the Tolstoy corpus, the corpus of Tolstoy's works
    la obra de Tolstoy
    Example sentences
    • The entire corpus of Modern English prose has grown up since, and been influenced by, the works of Tyndale and Coverdale, and during the formative period of the early translations there was little other widely available reading matter.
    • This text is an important contribution to a growing corpus on a volatile subject that has generated studies in several disciplines.
    • Charles Darwin's On the Origin of Species was not a bolt from the blue: it fitted naturally into, as well as transcending, a corpus of writing on evolution.
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    • Some linguists have collected large corpora of written or spoken samples of a language, their frequency lists and studies of data made easier by computational processing.
    • To answer these questions, authentic learner data has been compared with native speaker data using computerized corpora and linguistic software tools to speed up the initial stage of the linguistic analysis.
    • The major data source for the linguist is not a corpus of attested utterances but a native speaker's intuitions.
    1.2 (Anatomy)
    Example sentences
    • The classical way anatomists divide the stomach (fundus, corpus, antrum, and pylorus) makes little sense in terms of motor function.
    • The former includes the fundus and the rostral two-thirds of the corpus, while the latter constitutes the rest of the corpus, the antrum, and the pylorus.
    • Within the stomach, the gastrostomy site should be in the middle to distal third of the corpus.
    1.3 (Finance)

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