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the body politic

The inhabitants of a nation taken together as a political entity. How do you think the body politic will vote in this election?
See also: body, politic
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body politic

the people of a country or state considered as a political unit. The body politic was unable to select between the candidates.
See also: body, politic
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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And with his side now without a win in six games in all competitions and five points adrift of top spot in the National League, Alexander is hoping that Politic will be back sooner rather than later.
For example, in a letter about her upbringing, Rule provides some context for the progressive politics that shaped her life." I brood a lot about racism these days," she writes.
The author drives Ichabod into specular associations that increase readers' awareness of the US body politic as a disabled--mostly fragmented--construct.
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Congress, and in the American body politic writ large, to expend increasingly precious funds on behalf of nations that are apparently unwilling to devote the necessary resources ...
Limba--alaturi de istoria limbii--este, cu siguranta un domeniu privilegiat pentru un domeniu de cercetare atat de interesant precum este limbajul politic. Perspectiva retoricii, insa, reprezinta dimensiunea nu numai folositoare unei analize complete a limbajului politic, dar este si locul unde poti intelege motivul pentru care lucrurile se intampla intr-un anumit fel in destinul unei tari.
Many politic and military leaders attend the commemoration ceremony which held at memorial at Daejeoun city of South Korea.
Talking to media, Kaira said that the PPP government did not believe in the politic of revenge and noted judiciary, media and parliament are free in the country and there is no case against political leader.
Examining the relationship of the social and the somatic--or 'body politic'--Protevi claims that human nature is, in essence, bio-cultural.
Washington, Aug.20 (ANI): US Secretary of States Hillary Clinton has hinted that corruption could be the main reason behind the world's slow response in giving aid to flood-hit Pakistan, and called it a 'cancer that eats away the body politic and diverts resources from where they were intended'.
As the results were declared, all through the night I found my enthusiasm for the body politic rekindled - the closest General Election in generations gripped me with fascination as it soon became obvious that much of the speculation, rumour and gossip of the campaign was not to be borne out by the reality of the results.
The politic analyst Rizvan Sulejmani tells FAKTI that the following six months are yet another chance for Macedonia to define its positions, its identity and what it demands from Greece.
"Epic Journey: The 2008 Elections and American Politic" tells the story of the 2008 presidential election and how it's a historical snapshot of American politics.
FIRST, THERE HASN'T BEEN a super political queer mag since the Body Politic ended over twenty years ago in 1987.
From 2006 to 2008 he served as Counsellor in the Central office of the foreign politic of Secretariat of the President of Ukraine and since November 2008 has been Chief consultant of the section of cooperation with the foreign organizations in the Department of multilateral collaboration in the Central office of the foreign politic of Secretariat of the President of Ukraine;