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- (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈkɔːp(ə)ɹət/
- (General American) IPA(key): /ˈkɔɹpəɹət/, /ˈkɔɹpɹət/
- Hyphenation: cor‧por‧ate, corp‧orate
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- Of or relating to a corporation.
- 2013 June 14, Jonathan Freedland, “Obama's once hip brand is now tainted”, in 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.
- c. 1605–1608, William Shakespeare, “The Life of Tymon of Athens”, in Mr. William Shakespeares Comedies, Histories, & Tragedies: Published According to the True Originall Copies (First Folio), London: Printed by Isaac Iaggard, and Ed[ward] Blount, published 1623, OCLC 606515358, [Act II, scene ii]:
- They answer in a joint and corporate voice.
- Related to corporation that franchises rather than an individual franchise.
- The one on Seventh Street is a corporate franchise.
Terms derived from corporate
of, or relating to a corporation
formed into a corporation; incorporated
unified into one body; collective
- (finance) A bond issued by a corporation.
- 2009, January 11, “Robert D. Hershey Jr.”, in Look Past 2008 Stars for Gains in Bonds:
- So-called junk corporates and emerging-market debt remain generally out of favor.
- A short film produced for internal use in a business, e.g. for training, rather than for a general audience.
- 2013, Simon Dunmore, Actors' Yearbook 2014:
- Currently there are 19 members, who are all in Spotlight and belong to Equity. Areas of work include theatre, musicals, television, film, commercials, corporates and voiceovers.
- (business, uncountable) A corporation that franchises, as opposed to than an individual franchise.
- McDonald's corporate issued a new policy today.
- (obsolete, transitive) To incorporate.
- (Can we find and add a quotation of Stow to this entry?)
- (obsolete, intransitive) To become incorporated.
- corporate at OneLook Dictionary Search
- corporate in Keywords for Today: A 21st Century Vocabulary, edited by The Keywords Project, Colin MacCabe, Holly Yanacek, 2018.
- corporate in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911.