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Meaning of CORPORATE

Pronunciation:  'korpurit

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adj]  possessing or existing in bodily form; "what seemed corporal melted as breath into the wind"- Shakespeare; "an incarnate spirit"; "`corporate' is an archaic term"
  2. [adj]  organized and maintained as a legal corporation; "a special agency set up in corporate form"; "an incorporated town"
  3. [adj]  done by or characteristic of individuals acting together; "a joint identity"; "the collective mind"; "the corporate good"
  4. [adj]  of or belonging to a corporation; "corporate rates"; "corporate structure"

CORPORATE is a 9 letter word that starts with C.


 Synonyms: bodied, collective, corporal, corporeal, embodied, incarnate, incorporated, joint, material, organized



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Cor"po*rate\ (k?r"p?-r?t), a. [L. corporatus, p. p.
    of corporare to shape into a body, fr. corpus body. See
    1. Formed into a body by legal enactment; united in an
       association, and endowed by law with the rights and
       liabilities of an individual; incorporated; as, a
       corporate town.
    2. Belonging to a corporation or incorporated body.
       ``Corporate property.'' --Hallam.
    3. United; general; collectively one.
             They answer in a joint and corporate voice. --Shak.
    {Corporate member}, an actual or voting member of a
       corporation, as distinguished from an associate or an
       honorary member; as, a corporate member of the American
  2. \Cor"po*rate\ (-r?t), v. t.
    To incorporate. [Obs.] -- Stow.
  3. \Cor"po*rate\, v. i.
    To become incorporated. [Obs.]
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