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  1. cor·po·ra·tion
    IPA[ˌkôrpəˈrāSH(ə)n]
  2. noun

  3. Variation

    • n.: noun: corporation, plural noun: corporations

    • noun

      a large company or group of companies authorized to act as a single entity and recognized as such in law:

      a group of people elected to govern a city, town, or borough:

    • noun

      (in Canada) a corporation owned by the federal or provincial government:
    • noun

      a corporation empowered to act as a trustee, provided that it is a registered company which satisfies certain conditions.
    • noun

      tap water as a drink:
    • noun

      (in Canada) a corporation owned by the federal or provincial government:
    • noun

      tax levied on companies' profits.
    • noun

      a large organization created by a country's government to carry out commercial activities:
    • an affiliate of the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (World Bank) established in 1956 to assist developing member countries by promoting the growth of the private sector of their economies.
    • noun

      the largest and best known of several companies that provide software for calculating a person's credit score.
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