[ kawr-per-it, -prit ]
/ ˈkɔr pər ɪt, -prɪt /
a bond issued by a corporation.
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Origin of corporate
cor·po·rate·ly, adverbcor·po·rate·ness, nounan·ti·cor·por·ate, adjectivean·ti·cor·por·ate·ly, adverb
an·ti·cor·por·ate·ness, nounin·ter·cor·po·rate, adjectivenon·cor·po·rate, adjectivenon·cor·po·rate·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for corporateness
/ (ˈkɔːpərɪt, -prɪt) /
forming a corporation; incorporated
of or belonging to a corporation or corporationscorporate finance
of or belonging to a united group; joint
Derived Formscorporately, adverb
Word Origin for corporate
C15: from Latin corporātus made into a body, from corporāre, from corpus body
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Word Origin and History for corporateness
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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