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incorporated

[in-kawr-puh-rey-tid] /ɪnˈkɔr pəˌreɪ tɪd/
adjective
1.
formed or constituted as a legal corporation.
2.
combined in one body; made part of.
Origin
1590-1600
1590-1600; incorporate1 + -ed2
Related forms
incorporatedness, noun
nonincorporated, adjective

incorporate1

[v. in-kawr-puh-reyt; adj. in-kawr-per-it, -prit] /v. ɪnˈkɔr pəˌreɪt; adj. ɪnˈkɔr pər ɪt, -prɪt/
verb (used with object), incorporated, incorporating.
1.
to form into a legal corporation.
2.
to put or introduce into a body or mass as an integral part or parts:
to incorporate revisions into a text.
3.
to take in or include as a part or parts, as the body or a mass does:
His book incorporates his earlier essay.
4.
to form or combine into one body or uniform substance, as ingredients.
5.
to embody:
His book incorporates all his thinking on the subject.
6.
to form into a society or organization.
verb (used without object), incorporated, incorporating.
7.
to form a legal corporation.
8.
to unite or combine so as to form one body.
adjective
9.
legally incorporated, as a company.
10.
combined into one body, mass, or substance.
11.
Archaic. embodied.
Origin
1350-1400; Middle English < Late Latin incorporātus past participle of incorporāre to embody, incarnate. See in-2, corporate
Related forms
incorporation, noun
incorporative, adjective
nonincorporative, adjective
Synonyms
4. embody, assimilate.
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  • However, some hotels have not incorporated sustainable construction and operations practices.
  • Stir or beat into butter mixture until well incorporated.
  • As faculty incorporated information literacy into their teaching, it became part of the general curriculum of colleges.
  • Its contribution is perhaps flattered by the taxes paid by the many firms incorporated in the state.
  • Early botanists believed that leaf insects actually incorporated the foliage they mimicked.
  • During coral growth, these elements are incorporated into the reef skeleton in varying amounts.
  • The devices could be incorporated each to the other and be fully synergistic.
  • Add olive oil and blend until thoroughly incorporated and marinade thickens slightly.
British Dictionary definitions for incorporated

incorporated

/ɪnˈkɔːpəˌreɪtɪd/
adjective
1.
united or combined into a whole
2.
organized as a legal corporation, esp in commerce Abbreviation Inc, inc
Derived Forms
incorporatedness, noun

incorporate1

verb (ɪnˈkɔːpəˌreɪt)
1.
to include or be included as a part or member of a united whole
2.
to form or cause to form a united whole or mass; merge or blend
3.
to form (individuals, an unincorporated enterprise, etc) into a corporation or other organization with a separate legal identity from that of its owners or members
adjective (ɪnˈkɔːpərɪt; -prɪt)
4.
combined into a whole; incorporated
5.
formed into or constituted as a corporation
Derived Forms
incorporative, adjective
incorporation, noun
Word Origin
C14 (in the sense: put into the body of something else): from Late Latin incorporāre to embody, from Latin in-² + corpus body

incorporate2

/ɪnˈkɔːpərɪt; -prɪt/
adjective
1.
an archaic word for incorporeal
Word Origin
C16: from Late Latin incorporātus, from Latin in-1 + corporātus furnished with a body
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Word Origin and History for incorporated

incorporate

v.

late 14c., "to put (something) into the body or substance of (something else)," from Late Latin incorporatus, past participle of incorporare "unite into one body," from Latin in- "into, in, on, upon" (see in- (2)) + corpus (genitive corporis) "body" (see corporeal). Meaning "to legally form a body politic" is from 1460s. Related: Incorporated; incorporating.

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