Origin of corporation
Examples from the Web for corporation
Indeed, the Japanese-owned corporation has set a horrible precedent.Kim Jong Un, Avert Your Eyes: Sony’s ‘The Interview’ Gets the Porn Parody Treatment|Aurora Snow|December 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A 1907 contract leases the plot of land to the Belgika corporation for five years, but it stayed for much longer.
The QC Group Inc A Minnesota-based corporation, owned by Daniel Medford and David DeVowe, which provides quality control services.
The cult of corporatism allows us to reimagine the corporation as our ultimate access point to the infinitude of possibility.
Nobody doubts his manipulative skills or his single-minded agenda to advance the interests of the corporation he created.Murdoch on the Rocks: How a Lone Reporter Revealed the Mogul's Tabloid Terror Machine|Clive Irving|August 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
All relate to Corporation accounts and to the financial affairs of the borough.In the Mayor's Parlour|J. S. (Joseph Smith) Fletcher
The private property of stockholders shall be exempt from any and all debts of this Corporation.The Harris-Ingram Experiment|Charles E. Bolton
Harvey, were presented with colours by the Mayor and Corporation.Norfolk Annals|Charles Mackie
Its profits cannot be divided until the managing agents of the corporation so decree.
Therefore, he was not what is commonly called a corporation lawyer.Cupid's Middleman|Edward B. Lent
British Dictionary definitions for corporation
Word Origin and History for corporation
mid-15c., "persons united in a body for some purpose," from such use in Anglo-Latin, from Late Latin corporationem (nominative corporatio), noun of action from past participle stem of Latin corporare "to embody" (see corporate). Meaning "legally authorized entity" (including municipal governments and modern business companies) is from 1610s.
Culture definitions for corporation
A business organization owned by a group of stockholders, each of whom enjoys limited liability (that is, each can be held responsible for losses only up to the limit of his or her investment). A corporation has the ability to raise capital by selling stock to the public.