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, corp(noun)

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

  2. pot, potbelly, bay window, corporation, tummy(noun)

    slang for a paunch

Wiktionary

  1. corporation(Noun)

    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.

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

  2. corporation(Noun)

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

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

  3. corporation(Noun)

    A protruding belly; a paunch.

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Corporation(noun)

    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

    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.

Editors Contribution

  1. corporation

    A type of business that must comply with specific rules in the legislation of the unity government of the country it is created. It has a group of united people who work together with a perfect, accurate, simple and specific budget, goals, laws, legislation, objectives, plans, processes, procedures, rules, strategies, structures, systems, treaties, vision, identical and equal pay, sense of solidarity and cohesion. All profit earned is used to reinvest in the business where just and fair or contribute to the teams chosen local, regional, national, european or international SDG.

    Corporation tax is being harmonized globally to ensure tax transparency, justness and fairness.

    Submitted by MaryC on July 16, 2020  

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

How to pronounce corporation?

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How to say corporation in sign language?

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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. Reed Hastings:

    If every major corporation takes 1 % of their cash and deposits it in a Black bank, it will be transformative in that sector, now, it's not going to solve all of our problems, but it will make a real difference and it's fairly easy for companies.

  2. Nicholas Alahverdian:

    Nicholas Alahverdian said, Both facilities were closed by their states both before and after my placement in those facilities for the rampant abuse and negligence that ensued on a daily basis. And, of most concern to the taxpayer, the state expended over a quarter of a million dollars on this corrupt, for-profit corporation that cut staff and services, increased the population, reaped in the profits, and sipped martinis and watched the sun rise as the children they were responsible for wept from the pain of the punch and the constant, piercing screaming that ensued as a result of the unmanageable population juxtaposed with assaultive, unprofessional, ill-equipped staff.

  3. Lisa Lange:

    This is a corporation that is in free-fall and has been taking some desperate actions of late.

  4. Iowans Harris:

    I have only had one client my entire life and that is the people. Unlike others, I have never represented a corporation.

  5. William Dugger:

    The corporation has evolved to serve the interests of whoever controls it, at the expense of whoever does not.

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