Corps diplomatique

Corps diplomatique
Corps Corps (k[=o]r, pl. k[=o]rz), n. sing. & pl. [F., fr. L. corpus body. See {Corpse}.] 1. The human body, whether living or dead. [Obs.] See {Corpse}, 1. [1913 Webster]

By what craft in my corps, it cometh [commences] and where. --Piers Plowman. [1913 Webster]

2. A body of men; esp., an organized division of the military establishment; as, the marine corps; the corps of topographical engineers; specifically, an army corps. [1913 Webster]

A corps operating with an army should consist of three divisions of the line, a brigade of artillery, and a regiment of cavalry. --Gen. Upton (U. S. Tactics. ) [1913 Webster]

3. A body or code of laws. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

The whole corps of the law. --Bacon. [1913 Webster]

4. (Eccl.) The land with which a prebend or other ecclesiastical office is endowed. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

The prebendaries over and above their reserved rents have a corps. --Bacon. [1913 Webster]

5. [Ger.] In some countries of Europe, a form of students' social society binding the members to strict adherence to certain student customs and its code of honor; -- Ger. spelling usually {korps}. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

{Army corps}, or (French) {Corps d'arm['e]e} (k[-o]r` d[aum]r`m[asl]"), a body containing two or more divisions of a large army, organized as a complete army in itself.

{Corps de logis} (k[-o]r` de l[-o]`zh[-e]") [F., body of the house], the principal mass of a building, considered apart from its wings.

{Corps diplomatique} (k?r d?`pl?`m?-t?k") [F., diplomatic body], the body of ministers or envoys accredited to a government. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Corps diplomatique — Corps di|plo|ma|tique auch: Corps dip|lo|ma|tique 〈[ kɔ:r ti:k] n.; , s [ ti:k]; Abk.: CD〉 diplomatisches Korps [frz.] * * * Corps di|p|lo|ma|tique [kɔrdiplɔma ti:k ], das; , s [kɔrdiplɔma ti:k] [frz., zu: diplomatique, ↑ 1 …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Corps diplomatique — (spr. Kohr diplomatick), so v.w. Diplomatisches Corps. C. législatif (spr. K. leschistatif), Gesetzgebender Körper …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Corps diplomatique — Corps di|plo|ma|tique* [kɔrdiplɔma tik] das; , s [... tik] <aus gleichbed. fr. corps diplomatique> diplomatisches Korps; Abk.: CD …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • Corps diplomatique — ● Corps diplomatique ensemble des représentants des puissances étrangères auprès d un gouvernement …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • corps diplomatique — n. a diplomatic corps. Etymology: F * * * noun the body of diplomatic personnel • Syn: ↑diplomatic service, ↑diplomatic corps • Hypernyms: ↑corps * * * | ̷ ̷ˌdipləˌma|tēk noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • Corps Diplomatique — Diplomatisches Corps (frz. corps diplomatique, CD) ist die Gesamtheit aller Botschafter, Nuntien und des sonstigen diplomatischen Personals, die zu einem Staat entsandt wurden. CD Kürzel Innerhalb des Diplomatischen Corps werden die einzelnen… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Corps diplomatique — Le corps diplomatique est l ensemble des personnes étant rattachées à l ambassade de leur pays, dans leur propre pays ou dans un pays étranger. Portail des relations internationales Catégorie : Diplomatie …   Wikipédia en Français

  • corps diplomatique — Corps Di·plo·ma·tique || kɔː‚dɪplÉ™mæ tɪk body of diplomatic staff, diplomatic corps …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Corps diplomatique — Corps di|p|lo|ma|tique [ ... ti:k ], das; , s (Diplomatisches Korps; Abkürzung CD) …   Die deutsche Rechtschreibung

  • corps diplomatique — The diplomatic corps …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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