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CORPORATE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does corporate mean? 

CORPORATE (adjective)
  The adjective CORPORATE has 4 senses:

1. of or belonging to a corporation
2. possessing or existing in bodily form
3. done by or characteristic of individuals acting together
4. organized and maintained as a legal corporation

  Familiarity information: CORPORATE used as an adjective is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


CORPORATE (adjective)


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Meaning:

Of or belonging to a corporation

Classified under:

Relational adjectives (pertainyms)

Context examples:

corporate rates / corporate structure

Pertainym:

corporation (a business firm whose articles of incorporation have been approved in some state)


Sense 2corporate [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Possessing or existing in bodily form

Synonyms:

incarnate; bodied; corporal; corporate; embodied

Context examples:

what seemed corporal melted as breath into the wind / an incarnate spirit / 'corporate' is an archaic term

Similar:

corporeal; material (having material or physical form or substance)


Sense 3corporate [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Done by or characteristic of individuals acting together

Synonyms:

collective; corporate

Context examples:

a joint identity / the collective mind / the corporate good

Similar:

joint (united or combined)


Sense 4corporate [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Organized and maintained as a legal corporation

Synonyms:

incorporated; corporate

Context examples:

a special agency set up in corporate form / an incorporated town

Similar:

organized (formed into a structured or coherent whole)


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