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adjective bodily, corporeal, fleshy, material, not spiritual, palpable, physical, somatic, substantial, tangible
Associated concepts: corporal imbecility, corporal oath, corroral punishment
See also: bodily, corporeal, physical, tangible

CORPORAL. An epithet for anything belonging to the body, as, corporal punishment, for punishment inflicted on the person of the criminal; corporal oath, which is an oath by the party who takes it being obliged to lay his hand on the Bible.

CORPORAL, in the army. A non-commissioned officer in a battalion of infantry.

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The study aimed at exploring the impact of attitude of teachers about corporal punishment on students' achievement in Mathematics.
Hajj was unconcerned by Hariri's death, the corporal testified.
More than 40 countries have banned corporal punishment in all settings, even in homes, and more than 100 countries ban it in schools.
Over time, research has identified a variety of negative effects of corporal punishment including, physical injury, mental defects and aggression into adulthood (Durrant and Ensom 2012).
In 2016, six states--Arkansas, Colorado, Indiana, Louisiana, Maine, and Texas--considered laws banning corporal punishment in schools, but none of those bills passed.
The Sindh Prohibition of Corporal Punishment Act, 2016, unanimously passed by the Sindh Assembly, is an important law.
A adolescencia e um periodo de transformacoes e aceitacao social (Oliveira, 2013), neste aspecto a imagem corporal tem um papel fundamental pois quando ha discrepancia no que vemos para o que realmente somos dificilmente correra o risco rejeicao.
Segundo Silva e colaboradores (2009), a preocupacao com a imagem corporal entre bailarinos, faz com que os mesmos convivam frequentemente com uma grande cobranca em manter um peso corporal irreal ao exigido pela atividade, sendo muitas das vezes imposta uma rotina de treinamento fisico elevada.
com/the-51-countries-that-have-banned-corporal-punishment/) outlaw corporal punishment following Slovenia, who banned the act in all settings in November 2016, according to the UN Tribune.
In one corporal punishment state, the practice is decreasing, according to research done at the University of Arkansas by Kaitlin Anderson, a doctoral student at the university's education reform department, and professor Gary Ritter.
The point of views of both learners and instructors have been checked through interview and questionnaire either corporal punishment is good tool for learners and children or not.
The 43-year-old policeman was said to have verbally threatened to stab the corporal with a knife if he reported to his superiors that he had spotted him drinking liquor in August.

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