corporation

  • 1 corporation — cor·po·ra·tion /ˌkȯr pə rā shən/ n [Late Latin corporatio, from Latin corporare to form into a body, from corpor corpus body]: an invisible, intangible, artificial creation of the law existing as a voluntary chartered association of individuals… …

    Law dictionary

  • 2 Corporation — • An association recognized by civil law and regarded in all ordinary transactions as an individual. An artificial person Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Corporation     Corporation …

    Catholic encyclopedia

  • 3 corporation — [ kɔrpɔrasjɔ̃ ] n. f. • 1530; angl. corporation « réunion, corps constitué », du lat. médiév. corporari « se former en corps » 1 ♦ Hist. Association d artisans, groupés en vue de réglementer leur profession et de défendre leurs intérêts. ⇒… …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 4 Corporation — Cor po*ra tion (k[^o]r p[ o]*r[=a] sh[u^]n), n. [L. corporatio incarnation: cf. F. corporation corporation.] A body politic or corporate, formed and authorized by law to act as a single person, and endowed by law with the capacity of succession;… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 Corporation — (englisch – ‚Körperschaft‘ – von lateinisch corpus ‚Körper‘) steht für: eine Form der Aktiengesellschaft in Kanada, siehe Aktiengesellschaft (Kanada) eine Form der Aktiengesellschaft in den Vereinigten Staaten von Amerika (USA), siehe… …

    Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 6 Corporation$ — Studio album by Cancer Released 2004 Genre Death metal Length 21:13 …

    Wikipedia

  • 7 corporation, C — n. A corporation formed under Subchapter C of the Internal Revenue Code; also called a Subchapter C corporation. The Essential Law Dictionary. Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. Amy Hackney Blackwell. 2008 …

    Law dictionary

  • 8 corporation — Under Title 11 U.S.C. Section 101: (9) The term corporation (A) includes (i) association having a power or privilege that a private corporation, but not an individual or a partnership, possesses; (ii) partnership association organized under a law …

    Glossary of Bankruptcy

  • 9 corporation, S — n. A small corporation that can have its taxable income taxed to its shareholders to avoid corporate income tax. The Essential Law Dictionary. Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. Amy Hackney Blackwell. 2008 …

    Law dictionary

  • 10 corporation — [kôr΄pə rā′shən] n. [ME corporacioun < LL(Ec) corporatio, assumption of a body, incarnation < pp. of L corporare: see CORPORATE] 1. a legal entity that exists independently of the person or persons who have been granted the charter creating …

    English World dictionary

  • 11 Corporation — Corporation. Verbindung physischer Personen zu einer einzigen juristischen Person; das Vermögen gehört ausschließlich ihr; sie allein wird Gläubiger und Schuldner, nicht die Mitglieder (Gemeinden, Gilden, Zünfte, Klöster, Universitäten,… …

    Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • 12 Corporation —   [kɔːpə reɪʃn] die, / s, Abkürzung Corp., die auf der Grundlage des Rechts des einzelnen Bundesstaats gebildete Kapitalgesellschaft in den USA, die im Wesentlichen der AG im deutschen Recht entspricht …

    Universal-Lexikon

  • 13 corporation — CORPORATION. s. f. Association autorisée par la Puissance publique, et formée de plusieurs personnes qui vivent sous une police commune relativement à leur profession. Les Arts et Métiers forment des Corporationsdistinctes …

    Dictionnaire de l'Académie Française 1798

  • 14 corporation — /kɔ:pə reiʃn/, it. /korpo reʃon/ s. ingl. [propr. società per azioni , dal lat. tardo corporatio onis ], usato in ital. al femm. (econ.) [persona giuridica che svolge attività economiche] ▶◀ azienda, gruppo, società (per azioni) …

    Enciclopedia Italiana

  • 15 corporation — mid 15c., persons united in a body for some purpose, from such use in Anglo Latin, from L.L. corporationem (nom. corporatio), noun of action from corporat , pp. stem of L. corporare to embody (see CORPORATE (Cf. corporate)). Meaning legally… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 16 corporation — [n] business organization, usually large association, bunch, business, clan, company, corporate body, crew, crowd, enterprise, gang, hookup*, jungle*, legal entity, megacorp*, mob, multinational, octopus*, outfit, partnership, ring, shell,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 17 corporation — ► NOUN 1) a large company or group of companies authorized to act as a single entity and recognized as such in law. 2) Brit. a group of people elected to govern a city, town, or borough …

    English terms dictionary

  • 18 Corporation — This article is about business corporations. For other uses, see Corporation (disambiguation). Corporate redirects here. For the Bollywood film, see Corporate (film). A corporation is created under the laws of a state as a separate legal entity… …

    Wikipedia

  • 19 corporation — An artificial person or legal entity created by or under the authority of the laws of a state. An association of persons created by statute as a legal entity. The law treats the corporation itself as a person which can sue and be sued. The… …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 20 corporation — An artificial person or legal entity created by or under the authority of the laws of a state. An association of persons created by statute as a legal entity. The law treats the corporation itself as a person which can sue and be sued. The… …

    Black's law dictionary


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