And boards are collective bodies, so no action, or lack thereof, can be pinned to an individual.
A teacher's union is one example of a party drawn from a collective communal body.
A barracks was a spirit shared, a collective body.
Executive power is supposed to reside in the collective body.
Frank said it is imperative to get the members of his conference, who have limited resources, to see themselves as part of a collective body.
The most drastic way to achieve this end is by the complete assimilation of the individual into a collective body.
There was no collective body he could blend with and lose himself in.
For example, one can be interested in assessing the integration of the individual within a collective body.
For a moment, Gumbs was silent and their collective body did not move.
The term has been applied to individuals and to collective bodies, like organizations, institutions, or societies.