body politic

Definition of "body politic"
  1. The collective of people under the control of a single government or ruling authority
How to use "body politic" in a sentence
  1. The body politic of the country voted to change their government regulations.
  2. Despite the diversity within, they functioned as a unified body politic.
  3. The new policy was introduced to address the need for social justice within the body politic.

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