Definition of corps d'elite in English:

corps d'elite

noun

  • A select group of people:

    ‘Furse set out to create a Service which would be a corps d'elite’
    • ‘Swiss infantrymen rightly consider themselves a corps d'élite.’
    • ‘The RHA performed so well that it became a corps d'elite within the Regiment.’

Origin

French.

Pronunciation

corps d'elite

/ˌkɔː deɪˈliːt/