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corporate

[kawr-per-it, -prit] /ˈkɔr pər ɪt, -prɪt/
adjective
1.
of, for, or belonging to a corporation or corporations:
a corporate executive; She considers the new federal subsidy just corporate welfare.
2.
forming a corporation.
3.
pertaining to a united group, as of persons:
the corporate good.
4.
united or combined into one.
noun
6.
a bond issued by a corporation.
Origin
1350-1400
1350-1400 for v. senses; 1505-15 for adj. senses; Middle English corporaten < Latin corporātus past participle of corporāre to incorporate; see corpus
Related forms
corporately, adverb
corporateness, noun
anticorporate, adjective
anticorporately, adverb
anticorporateness, noun
intercorporate, adjective
noncorporate, adjective
noncorporately, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for intercorporate

corporate

/ˈkɔːpərɪt; -prɪt/
adjective
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
Derived Forms
corporately, adverb
Word Origin
C15: from Latin corporātus made into a body, from corporāre, from corpus body
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Word Origin and History for intercorporate

corporate

adj.

early 15c., "united in one body," from Latin corporatus, past participle of corporare "form into a body," from corpus (genitive corporis) "body" (see corporeal).

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