What does Corporation mean?

Definitions for Corporation
ˌkɔr pəˈreɪ ʃənCor·po·ra·tion

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Corporation.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. corporation, corpnoun

    a business firm whose articles of incorporation have been approved in some state

  2. pot, potbelly, bay window, corporation, tummynoun

    slang for a paunch

Wiktionary

  1. corporationnoun

    A group of individuals, created by law or under authority of law, having a continuous existence independent of the existences of its members, and powers and liabilities distinct from those of its members.

  2. corporationnoun

    In Fascist Italy, a joint association of employers' and workers' representatives.

  3. corporationnoun

    A protruding belly; a paunch.

  4. Etymology: From corporatio, from coporare, past participle corporatus; see corporate.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Corporationnoun

    A corporation is a body politick, authorized by the king’s charter to have a common seal, one head officer or more, and members, able, by their common consent, to grant or receive, in law, any thing within the compass of their charter: even as one man may do by law all things, that by law he is not forbidden; and bindeth the successors, as a single man binds his executor or heir. John Cowell

    Etymology: from corpus, Latin.

    Of angels we are not to consider only what they are, and do, in regard of their own being; but that also which concerneth them, as they are linked into a kind of corporation amongst themselves, and of society or fellowship with men. Richard Hooker, b. i. sect. 4.

    Of this we find some foot-steps in our law,
    Which doth her root from God and nature take;
    Ten thousand men she doth together draw,
    And of them all one corporation make. Davies.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Corporationnoun

    a body politic or corporate, formed and authorized by law to act as a single person, and endowed by law with the capacity of succession; a society having the capacity of transacting business as an individual

  2. Etymology: [L. corporatio incarnation: cf. F. corporation corporation.]

Freebase

  1. Corporation

    A corporation is a separate legal entity that has been incorporated through a legislative or registration process established through legislation. Incorporated entities have legal rights and liabilities that are distinct from their employees and shareholders, and may conduct business as either a profit-seeking business or not for profit business. Early incorporated entities were established by charter. Most jurisdictions now allow the creation of new corporations through registration. In addition to legal personality, registered corporations tend to have limited liability, be owned by shareholders who can transfer their shares to others, and controlled by a board of directors who are normally elected or appointed by the shareholders. In American English the word corporation is widely used to describe large incorporated businesses. In British English and in the commonwealth countries, the term limited company is more widely used to describe the same sort of entity while the word corporation encompasses all incorporated entities. In American English, the word company can include entities such as partnerships that would not be referred to as companies in British English as they are not a separate legal entity.

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Corporation' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2890

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Corporation' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4402

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Corporation' in Nouns Frequency: #1019

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Corporation in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Corporation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of Corporation in a Sentence

  1. Jane Poynter:

    Our capsule is fitted with state-of-the-art space-rated life support systems, designed and manufactured by Paragon Space Development Corporation, who are global leaders in life support technology.

  2. Chris Rouland:

    No one was looking at the air space. So I wanted to build this cyber x-ray vision to be able to see what was inside a corporation's air space versus what was just plugged into the wired network or what was on a Wifi hotspot.

  3. Claire Hockridge:

    During the day, the group dug a hole underneath the car to stay cool and then slept in the vehicle at night, the Australian Broadcasting Corporation reported. During that time period, the trio survived on six liters of water, 10 cans of iced vodka, a packet of biscuitsand some beef noodles. After running out of supplies, they left a note on the car and made their way to the watering hole. In this image made from video, an advertisement for the campsite line the roadside where a woman was found after being stranded in the Alice Springs area in the central Australian Outback. ( Australian Broadcasting Corporation via AP) Tamra McBeath-Riley said Tamra McBeath-Riley decided to stay at the waterhole with Tamra McBeath-Riley Staffordshire terrierbecause Tamra McBeath-Riley did not think the dog would survive a walk to the Stuart Highway, which connects Australias north and south coasts. The group of women did not know if anyone was looking for them. When the helicopter found me, I thought that Claire Hockridge and Phu Tran had reached Stuart Highway, stuart Highway was Stuart Highway. So to find thats not the case is worrying.

  4. Andrew Wheeler:

    While that’s flattering, I am not thinking about it, no, i could have put my hat in the ring for the administrator. I wasn’t interested in that. I am still not interested in that. Trump said Wheeler would assume duties as acting administrator of the EPA on July 9. I have no doubt that Andy will continue on with our great and lasting EPA agenda. We have made tremendous progress and the future of the EPA is very bright! Trump tweeted on July 5. Here are 3 things you need to know about the interim EPA chief before he officially changes roles. A former coal industry lobbyist, Wheeler helped lead an industry fight against regulations aimed at protecting Americans' health and addressing climate change. Many in the industry argued that the regulations would stifle business. Throughout his decades-long career, Wheeler has reportedly lobbied for at least 20 different companies, includingSargento Foods Inc., Whirlpool Corporation, and Xcel Energy, among others. During his time as a lobbyist, Wheelerworked alongside Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke to reduce the Bears Ears National Monument in Utah by 85 percent and reserve a piece of the land for uranium mining, Fortune Magazine reported. In recent years, Wheeler has lobbied for Energy Fuels Resources Inc. and Murray Energy Corporation, which is run by longtime Trump supporter Robert Murray, who spent roughly $300,000 on the president's inauguration, according toThe New York Times. Wheeler worked for the EPA in the early 1990s, focusing on chemicals and toxic substance-related issues during the Bush and Clinton administrations. He later transitioned into the role of staff chief of the Senate Environment Committee andserved as counsel to Sen. James Inhofe, R-Okla. Wheeler joined the international law firmFaegre Baker Daniels after his stint at the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works. During his time at the firm, he helped counsel a variety of clients on comprehensive legislative, regulatory and operational strategies, the firm states on its website. He worked on every major piece of environmental and energy-related legislation before Congress over the span of a decade, ProPublica reported.

  5. Bob Braun:

    Twitter is a public forum but the problem here is that you have a large, multinational corporation and a state agency seeking out the bad guys and punishing them.

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