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incorporeal

[ in-kawr-pawr-ee-uhl, -pohr- ]
/ ˌɪn kɔrˈpɔr i əl, -ˈpoʊr- /
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adjective

not corporeal or material; insubstantial.
of, relating to, or characteristic of nonmaterial beings.
Law. without material existence but existing in contemplation of law, as a franchise.

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Origin of incorporeal

1525–35; <Latin incorpore(us) + -al1. See in-3, corporeal
in·cor·po·re·al·i·ty, nounin·cor·po·re·al·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for incorporeal

incorporeal
/ (ˌɪnkɔːˈpɔːrɪəl) /

adjective

without material form, body, or substance
spiritual or metaphysical
law having no material existence but existing by reason of its annexation of something material, such as an easement, touchline, copyright, etcan incorporeal hereditament
incorporeally, adverbincorporeity (ɪnˌkɔːpəˈriːɪtɪ) or incorporeality, noun
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