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corporation

Pronunciation: /ˌkɔːrpəˈreɪʃən; ˌkɔːpəˈreɪʃən/

Translation of corporation in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 2 (municipal council) (British English/inglés británico) corporación (feminine) (municipal), municipio (masculine), ayuntamiento (masculine); (before noun/delante del nombre) [bus] municipal
    Example sentences
    • The majority of creditors are large corporations and insurance and reinsurance companies.
    • The applicant was the largest creditor of the corporation and substantially financed its incorporation.
    • Multinational corporations have taken over the economy while being protected by the law.
    Example sentences
    • The Municipal Corporations Act of 1835 had given elected corporations to the large towns.
    • Holland was ruled by the Regent corporations of the eighteen cities represented in the Holland States.
    • Thirty-three years ago he even won a seat on the city corporation for one term at a time when the Tories were serious contenders for power in George Square.

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