Definition of incorporate in English:

incorporate

Line breaks: in|corp¦or|ate

verb

Pronunciation: /ɪnˈkɔːpəreɪt
 
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[with object]
  • 2Constitute (a company, city, or other organization) as a legal corporation: limited liability companies could only be incorporated under the 1930 Act
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    • The defendant corporation was incorporated under, and subsists under, the laws of Ontario and has its head office in the City of Toronto.
    • Typically, the corporate veil is pierced when the company is incorporated for an illegal, fraudulent or improper purpose.
    • But, if the company is incorporated abroad, English liquidators' ability to get in and realise the company's foreign assets will be very limited.

adjective

Pronunciation: /ɪnˈkɔːp(ə)rət
 
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  • 1 another term for incorporated.
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    • The NATO and EU Department is incorporate in the Foreign Department.
    • All communal areas are maintained to an exacting standard and any such costs are incorporate as a set charge in the overall service charges.
  • 2 literary Having a bodily form; embodied: through an incorporate resilience, slighted confidence restores itself
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    • Paul displays a profound understanding both of the incorporate person of Christ and of the church as the Body of Christ, the corporate vessel.
    • This training has allowed Kathryn the incorporate body/mind medicine concepts.

Derivatives

incorporation

Pronunciation: /-ˈreɪʃ(ə)n/
noun
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  • The point of distinction here is a deeper incorporation of the connections inherent in the web of life.
  • Our trade agreements are good for incorporations but they're not very good for working people around the world.
  • The Government has now changed its policy towards the small company by implying that incorporations have taken place merely to avoid tax.

incorporator

noun
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  • The names and addresses of its incorporators.
  • Most recently she was one of eight incorporators who developed the Nursing Career Center of CT, Inc. which began service in January 2001.
  • The eight incorporators of the Nursing Career Center of Connecticut are pleased to announce that the Center was recently incorporated.

Origin

late Middle English: from late Latin incorporat- 'embodied', from the verb incorporare, from in- 'into' + Latin corporare 'form into a body' (from corpus, corpor- 'body').

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