corporate

[ kawr-per-it, -prit ]
/ ˈkɔr pər ɪt, -prɪt /

adjective

of, for, or belonging to a corporation or corporations: a corporate executive; She considers the new federal subsidy just corporate welfare.
forming a corporation.
pertaining to a united group, as of persons: the corporate good.
united or combined into one.

noun

a bond issued by a corporation.

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Origin of corporate

First recorded in 1350–1400 for verb senses; 1505–15 for adjective senses; Middle English corporaten, from Latin corporātus, past participle of corporāre “to incorporate”; see incorporate1

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British Dictionary definitions for corporate

corporate
/ (ˈkɔːpərɪt, -prɪt) /

adjective

forming a corporation; incorporated
of or belonging to a corporation or corporationscorporate finance
of or belonging to a united group; joint

Derived forms of corporate

corporately, adverb

Word Origin for corporate

C15: from Latin corporātus made into a body, from corporāre, from corpus body
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