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- Of or relating to a corporation.
2013 June 14, Jonathan Freedland, “Obama's once hip brand is now tainted”, The Guardian Weekly, volume 189, number 1, page 18:
- Where we once sent love letters in a sealed envelope, or stuck photographs of our children in a family album, now such private material is despatched to servers and clouds operated by people we don't know and will never meet. Perhaps we assume that our name, address and search preferences will be viewed by some unseen pair of corporate eyes, probably not human, and don't mind that much.
- Formed into a corporation; incorporated.
- Unified into one body; collective.
- They answer in a joint and corporate voice.
of, or relating to a corporation
unified into one body; collective
corporate (plural corporates)
- (finance) A bond issued by a corporation
2009 January 11, Robert D. Hershey Jr., “Look Past 2008 Stars for Gains in Bonds”:
- So-called junk corporates and emerging-market debt remain generally out of favor.
- (obsolete, transitive) To incorporate.
- (Can we find and add a quotation of Stow to this entry?)
- (obsolete, intransitive) To become incorporated.
- corporate in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913
- corporate in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911