What are red words?
90% of the time, speakers of English use just 7,500 words in speech and writing.These words appear in red, and are graded with stars. One-star words are frequent, two-star words are morefrequent, and three-star words are the most frequent.
- 1[countable] the whole physical structure of a person or animal, including the head, arms, and legs
My whole body ached.
We do not really understand how mind and body interact.
exercises to tone and shape the body
the human bodybody fat:
A trained athlete has very little body fat.body weight:
Ants can carry many times their own body weight.
- 2[countable] a group of people who are connected in some way, often because they are involved in the same activitybody of:
There is a large body of people who would use public transportation if fares were cut.
- a.a group of people who work together for an organization or the government and have important responsibilities
The state government has set up a new body to inspect nursing homes.ruling body:
the national governing body for wrestling in the U.S., USAWofficial body:
The Senate is the official body that deals with these issues.professional body:
The American Bar Association is a recognized professional body.
- 4[singular] the main or central part of a building, not including areas at the side or parts that have been added laterbody of:
The body of the church dates from the 15th century.
body and soul
body of water
in a body
keep body and soul togetherBritish