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corporal

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1. a noncommissioned officer junior to a sergeant in the army, air force, or marines
2. (in the Royal Navy) a petty officer who assists the master-at-arms

corporal

2, corporale
a white linen cloth on which the bread and wine are placed during the Eucharist

Corporal

 

military rank of noncommissioned officers in various foreign armies (the US, Great Britain, France, Italy, and others). In the Russian Army, the rank of corporal is referred to as early as 1647; it was officially introduced by the Military Regulations of Peter I. In the first half of the 19th century it was replaced by the military rank of noncommissioned officer.

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4 exposure 8% hobby 2% social trend 17% prestige 14% health 11% corporality 11% acknowledgement 10% domination 10% recreation 9% fitness 8% Note: Table made from pie chart.
Both the corporality of the economic agent and his interpersonal interactions influence the economic process and other economic agents in society.
Cordova Quero, Hugo, "Queering Migrant Bodies: Sexuality and Intimacy among Japanese Brazilian Migrants in Japan" (presented at Bodies and Borders: Exploring Issues of Intimacy and Corporality across Social and Cultural Boundaries, Sophia University, Tokyo, Japan, 2009), p.
18) Although modern culture, entrenched in medical discourse, rejects the rhetoric of sin and punishment encoded in our corporality, this rhetoric waits just around the corner.
6) Despite the land's material reality, we live in a time when our relationships with specific spaces lack the solid corporality they once had.
One of the most wide-spread themes in postcolonial feminist criticism is the debunking of the oppressed-woman-in-chador motif and a very Lacanian insistence on the corporality and irreducible desire of the "Third World Woman.
He builds egoanalysis on the experience of the ego's bodily sensations, specifically the immediacy of the self's being in its corporality.
Corporality of speech, the voice is located at the articulation of body" (255).
The references to boxing link directly, or cycle back, to the previous stories in the collection that foreground fighting and corporality, namely, "Roman Berman, Massage Therapist," "The Second Strongest Man," and "An Animal to the Memory.
On the horizon, things lose their corporality, solidity, and objectivity, and they become joined together.
He affirms, similarly, that the youth groups enjoy the union of corporality and vitality.
In this sense, Titu Cusi's apostasy, tied to this Andean corporality and to the landscape of Vilcabamba as an Inca sacred space, continued to be an impediment to the priests' efforts and a temptation aimed at "converting" them to Inca ways.