Definition of unincorporated in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌəninˈkôrpəˌrādəd/


1(Of a company or other organization) not formed into a legal corporation: an unincorporated business
More example sentences
  • It was particularly disappointing that Mr Brown did not choose to help unincorporated businesses by extending the tax breaks that companies enjoy.
  • But Downie nevertheless bemoans the lack of a ‘comprehensive big idea for small business growth’ and stressed that more effort is needed to develop policies which do not exclude unincorporated businesses.
  • The exclusion of unincorporated businesses from R&D support will have a damaging impact on the Scottish economy.
2Not included as part of a whole.
2.1North American (Of territory) not designated as belonging to a particular country, town, or area.
Example sentences
  • There are 9,000 km of roads on unincorporated land in the Territory - 40 per cent of our local road network.
  • Unlike several other states, Pennsylvania has no provisions for unincorporated territory.
  • The area behind my building faces an industrial and unincorporated area of the town, and homeless folks have begun to move in across the way.

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Syllabification: un·in·cor·po·rat·ed

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