[ kawr-puh-rey-tiv, -per-uh-tiv, -pruh- ]

  1. of or relating to a corporation.

  2. of or relating to a political system under which the principal economic functions, as banking, industry, or labor, are organized as corporate unities.

Origin of corporative

1825–35; <Late Latin corporātīvus, equivalent to Latin corporāt(us) corporate + -īvus-ive

Other words from corporative

  • non·cor·po·ra·tive, adjective

Words Nearby corporative Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use corporative in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for corporative


/ (ˈkɔːpərətɪv, -prətɪv) /

  1. of or characteristic of a corporation

  2. (of a state) organized into and governed by corporations of individuals involved in any given profession, industry, etc

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