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Meaning of BODY POLITIC

Pronunciation:  'bâdee'pâlitik

 
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 Definition: 
[n]  a politically organized body of people under a single government; "the state has elected a new president"; "African nations"; "students who had come to the nation's capitol"; "the country's largest manufacturer"; "an industrialized land"
 
 Synonyms: commonwealth, country, land, nation, res publica, state
 
 See Also: ally, city state, estate, estate of the realm, great power, major power, political unit, power, Reich, sea power, superpower, suzerain, world power

 

 

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 Related Terms: ally, archduchy, archdukedom, buffer state, captive nation, chieftaincy, chieftainry, citizenry, city-state, colony, common man, commonweal, commonwealth, community, community at large, country, county, domain, dominion, duchy, dukedom, earldom, empery, empire, estate, everybody, Everyman, everyone, everywoman, folk, folks, free city, general public, gentry, grand duchy, John Doe, kingdom, land, mandant, mandate, mandated territory, mandatee, mandatory, men, nation, nationality, people, people in general, persons, polis, polity, populace, population, possession, power, principality, principate, protectorate, province, Public, puppet government, puppet regime, realm, republic, satellite, seneschalty, settlement, society, sovereign nation, state, sultanate, superpower, territory, toparchia, toparchy, world, you and me
 

 

 

 

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