noun(usually the body politic)
The people of a nation, state, or society considered collectively as an organized group of citizens: individual dissent was considered necessary to the health of the body politic
More example sentences
- This is a poison spreading through the body politic of the country.
- Lying on such a scale has a definite impact on the body politic.
- Graham, for his own reasons, has touched a nerve in the body politic.
Definition of body politic in:
- The US English dictionary