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politic Idioms & Phrases


Body politic

  • noun a politically organized body of people under a single government
    commonwealth; land; res publica; country; nation; state.
    • the state has elected a new president
    • African nations
    • students who had come to the nation's capitol
    • the country's largest manufacturer
    • an industrialized land
WordNet
  • the collective body of a nation or state as politically organized, or as exercising political functions; also, a corporation. Wharton.
    As to the persons who compose the body politic or associate themselves, they take collectively the name of "people", or "nation". Bouvier.
Webster 1913

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