AskDefine | Define incorporated

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incorporated adj
1 formed or united into a whole [syn: incorporate, integrated, merged, unified]
2 organized and maintained as a legal corporation; "a special agency set up in corporate form"; "an incorporated town" [syn: corporate]
3 introduced into as a part of the whole; "the ideas incorporated in his revised manuscript"

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  1. (US English) A type of company, a legal entity where the ownership has been arranged into shares. A shareholder has no responsibilities to the company and the potential losses of the shareholder are limited to the value of the stock turning to zero in the case of a bankruptcy.

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There are further distinctions to the type of Incorporated company in UK English.


  1. past of incorporate

Extensive Definition

Incorporation is:
incorporated in French: Incorporation
incorporated in Portuguese: Incorporação
incorporated in Russian: Инкорпорация

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