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incorporation

[ in-kawr-puh-rey-shuhn ]
/ ɪnˌkɔr pəˈreɪ ʃən /
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noun
the act of incorporating or the state of being incorporated.
the act of forming a legal corporation.
Grammar. the inclusion of the object or object reference within the inflected verb form, a type of word-formation frequent in American Indian languages.
Psychoanalysis. the adoption of the views or characteristics of others, occurring in children as part of learning and maturation and in adults as a defense mechanism.
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Origin of incorporation

1350–1400; Middle English incorporacioun<Late Latin incorporātiōn- (stem of incorporātiō), equivalent to incorporāt(us) (see incorporate1) + -iōn-ion

OTHER WORDS FROM incorporation

in·ter·in·cor·po·ra·tion, nounpre·in·cor·po·ra·tion, nounre·in·cor·po·ra·tion, noun
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