body corporate
noun Date: 15th century corporation

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • body corporate — A corporation consisting of a body of persons legally authorized to act as one person, while being distinct from that person. For example, the shareholders of a company are separate from the company. See: artificial person …   Accounting dictionary

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