- a bond issued by a corporation.
Origin of corporate
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- forming a corporation; incorporated
- of or belonging to a corporation or corporationscorporate finance
- of or belonging to a united group; joint
Word Origin for corporate
C15: from Latin corporātus made into a body, from corporāre, from corpus body
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
early 15c., "united in one body," from Latin corporatus, past participle of corporare "form into a body," from corpus (genitive corporis) "body" (see corporeal).
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