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noun [countable]     corps pronunciation in American English
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  1. 1
    a part of an army that has particular responsibilities

    the U.S. Army’s Corps of Engineers

    1. a.
      a part of an army that consists of at least two divisions (=large units)
  2. 2
    a group of people who work together to do a particular job

    members of the press corps

    the diplomatic corps



to manipulate someone psychologically so that they begin to question their own perceptions and memories

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the phenomenon by which an incompetent person is too incompetent to understand his own incompetence

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