Definition of the body politic
- The article examines the language politicians use to appeal to the body politic.
: the main part of a plant or animal body especially as distinguished from limbs and head : trunk
: the main, central, or principal part: such as
: the nave of a church
: to give form or shape to : embody
: represent, symbolize
: to use one's body to forcefully block or move (an opposing player)
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