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unincorporated

[uhn-in-kawr-puh-rey-tid] /ˌʌn ɪnˈkɔr pəˌreɪ tɪd/
adjective
1.
not chartered as a corporation; lacking the powers and immunities of a corporate enterprise:
an unincorporated business.
2.
not chartered as a self-governing village or city; lacking the tax, police, and other powers conferred by the state on incorporated towns:
an unincorporated hamlet.
3.
not combined into a single body or unit; not made part of; not included:
Many unincorporated research notes are appended to the text of the book.
Origin of unincorporated
1705-1715
1705-15; un-1 + incorporated
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  • Thus the highest court in New York declared that an unincorporated lodge, which had been mis-managed, was not a partnership.

  • The device of joint stock might take the form of a fully incorporated body or of a less formal and unincorporated syndicate.

  • In an unincorporated village there is no power to compel the citizens to do these things.

    The Government Class Book Andrew W. Young
  • Money given by will for the apprenticeship of poor children shall be managed by incorporated towns and unincorporated parishes.

  • In this chapter we will consider first the incorporated, then the unincorporated societies.

    Quaker Hill Warren H. Wilson
  • This is due to the fact that in these States incorporated and unincorporated banks are subject to the same regulation.

    Readings in Money and Banking Chester Arthur Phillips
  • Villa Concepcion is the fourth city in Paraguay in population, although the unincorporated place of Luque is larger.

British Dictionary definitions for unincorporated

unincorporated

/ˌʌnɪnˈkɔːpəˌreɪtɪd/
adjective
1.
(law) lacking corporate status
2.
not unified or included
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Word Origin and History for unincorporated
adj.

1715, from un- (1) "not" + past participle of incorporate.

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