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incorporate

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[ verb in-kawr-puh-reyt; adjective in-kawr-per-it, -prit ]
/ verb 瑟n藞k蓴r p蓹藢re瑟t; adjective 瑟n藞k蓴r p蓹r 瑟t, -pr瑟t /
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verb (used with object), in路cor路po路rat路ed, in路cor路po路rat路ing.
verb (used without object), in路cor路po路rat路ed, in路cor路po路rat路ing.
to form a legal corporation.
to unite or combine so as to form one body.
adjective
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Origin of incorporate

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First recorded in 1350鈥1400; Middle English, from Late Latin incorpor膩tus, past participle of incorpor膩re 鈥渢o embody, incarnate鈥; see in-2, corporate

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Other definitions for incorporate (2 of 2)

incorporate2
[ in-kawr-per-it, -prit ]
/ 瑟n藞k蓴r p蓹r 瑟t, -pr瑟t /

adjective Archaic.

Origin of incorporate

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First recorded in 1525鈥35, incorporate is from the Late Latin word incorpor膩tus not embodied. See in-3, corporate
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British Dictionary definitions for incorporate (1 of 2)

incorporate1

verb (瑟n藞k蓴藧p蓹藢re瑟t)
to include or be included as a part or member of a united whole
to form or cause to form a united whole or mass; merge or blend
to form (individuals, an unincorporated enterprise, etc) into a corporation or other organization with a separate legal identity from that of its owners or members
adjective (瑟n藞k蓴藧p蓹r瑟t, -pr瑟t)
combined into a whole; incorporated
formed into or constituted as a corporation

Derived forms of incorporate

incorporative, adjectiveincorporation, noun

Word Origin for incorporate

C14 (in the sense: put into the body of something else): from Late Latin incorpor膩re to embody, from Latin in- 虏 + corpus body

British Dictionary definitions for incorporate (2 of 2)

incorporate2
/ (瑟n藞k蓴藧p蓹r瑟t, -pr瑟t) /

adjective
an archaic word for incorporeal

Word Origin for incorporate

C16: from Late Latin incorpor膩tus, from Latin in- 1 + corpor膩tus furnished with a body
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