Definition of corpus noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

corpus

 noun
noun
NAmE//ˈkɔrpəs//
 
(pl. corpora
NAmE//ˈkɔrpərə//
 
, (or )corpuses
NAmE//ˈkɔrpəsəz//
 
)
(technology)
 
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a collection of written or spoken texts a corpus of 100 million words of spoken English the whole corpus of Renaissance poetry see also habeas corpus
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