[kawr-per-it, -prit]
of, for, or belonging to a corporation or corporations: a corporate executive; She considers the new federal subsidy just corporate welfare.
forming a corporation.
pertaining to a united group, as of persons: the corporate good.
united or combined into one.
a bond issued by a corporation.

1350–1400 for v. senses; 1505–15 for adj. senses; Middle English corporaten < Latin corporātus past participle of corporāre to incorporate; see corpus

corporately, adverb
corporateness, noun
anticorporate, adjective
anticorporately, adverb
anticorporateness, noun
intercorporate, adjective
noncorporate, adjective
noncorporately, adverb Unabridged
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corporate (ˈkɔːpərɪt, -prɪt)
1.  forming a corporation; incorporated
2.  of or belonging to a corporation or corporations: corporate finance
3.  of or belonging to a united group; joint
[C15: from Latin corporātus made into a body, from corporāre, from corpus body]

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Word Origin & History

late 14c., "united in one body," from L. corporatus, pp. of corporare "form into a body," from corpus (gen. corporis) "body" (see corporeal).
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Example sentences
The veteran vice president for advancement at various times ran everything from
  the athletics department to corporate spinoffs.
Corporate campuses often devote a large percentage of available space to
  landscaping, and those sweeping lawns require irrigation.
Traditionally, decisions have been made by political and corporate leadership.
Dan's good work is catching on with corporate customers too.
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