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Definition of Corporal


  1. A noncommissioned officer, next below a sergeant. In the United States army he is the lowest noncommissioned officer in a company of infantry. He places and relieves sentinels.
  2. Belonging or relating to the body; bodily.
  3. Having a body or substance; not spiritual; material. In this sense now usually written corporeal.
  4. Alt. of Corporale
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Corporal Translations

corporal in Dutch is korporaal
corporal in French is cabot
corporal in German is Unteroffizier
corporal in Portuguese is cabo
corporal in Swedish is kroppslig, korpral