- a person, association, or group of persons legally incorporated; corporation.
Origin of body corporate
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Historical Examples of body corporate
The harengres, or fish-women at Paris, form a sort of body-corporate.
This locker was big enough to admit the body-corporate of the skipper.Within The Enemy's Lines
This society is a body-corporate for the practice of physic within London, and several miles about it.London in 1731
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- law a group of persons incorporated to carry out a specific enterpriseSee corporation (def. 1)