- not chartered as a corporation; lacking the powers and immunities of a corporate enterprise: an unincorporated business.
- not chartered as a self-governing village or city; lacking the tax, police, and other powers conferred by the state on incorporated towns: an unincorporated hamlet.
- not combined into a single body or unit; not made part of; not included: Many unincorporated research notes are appended to the text of the book.
Origin of unincorporated
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Examples from the Web for unincorporated
The device of joint stock might take the form of a fully incorporated body or of a less formal and unincorporated syndicate.
Money given by will for the apprenticeship of poor children shall be managed by incorporated towns and unincorporated parishes.
In this chapter we will consider first the incorporated, then the unincorporated societies.Quaker Hill
Warren H. Wilson
This is due to the fact that in these States incorporated and unincorporated banks are subject to the same regulation.Readings in Money and Banking
Chester Arthur Phillips
Thus the highest court in New York declared that an unincorporated lodge, which had been mis-managed, was not a partnership.Putnam's Handy Law Book for the Layman
Albert Sidney Bolles
- law lacking corporate status
- not unified or included
Word Origin and History for unincorporated
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