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Meaning of corpus

cor•pus

Pronunciation: (kôr'pus), [key]
— pl. -po•ra -pus•es
  1. a large or complete collection of writings: the entire corpus of Old English poetry.
  2. the body of a person or animal, esp. when dead.
  3. a body, mass, or part having a special character or function.
  4. a body of utterances, as words or sentences, assumed to be representative of and used for lexical, grammatical, or other linguistic analysis.
  5. a principal or capital sum, as opposed to interest or income.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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