corps d'elite

\ ˌkȯr-dā-ˈlēt How to pronounce corps d'elite (audio) \
plural corps d'elite\ ˌkȯr-​dā-​ˈlēt How to pronounce corps d'elite (audio) or  ˌkȯrz-​dā-​ \

Definition of corps d'elite

1 : a body of picked troops
2 : a group of the best people in a category

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Examples of corps d'elite in a Sentence

the atomic bomb developers for the Manhattan Project constituted the corps d'elite of American science

First Known Use of corps d'elite

1832, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for corps d'elite

borrowed from French corps d'élite

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The first known use of corps d'elite was in 1832

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