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corpus in Linguistics topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishcorpuscor‧pus /ˈkɔːpəs $ ˈkɔːr-/ noun (plural corpuses or corpora /-pərə/) [countable]  1 formalALWRITE a collection of all the writing of a particular kind or by a particular person the entire corpus of Shakespeare’s works2 SL technical a large collection of written or spoken language, that is used for studying the language a corpus of spoken English habeas corpus
Examples from the Corpus
corpusThe concept of charity is elusive, moving, embodied in a corpus of decided cases built up over centuries.Ablation of capsaicin sensitive afferent neurones was verified by a depletion of calcitonin gene related peptide from the gastric corpus wall.But habeas corpus is in fact a federal civil proceeding, where much broader rules apply.His writ of habeas corpus was filed one day late, .If there is no ovulation, then there is no corpus luteum formation and no cyclic rise in pregnanediol levels. 347.Both the Text710 and the corpus contain information about words and their grammatical tags.This operation involved cutting the main fibre tract that joins the two halves of the brain, the corpus callosum.But the corpus is a singular specimen, whose like is seldom seen on screen.