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corporation

cor·po·ra·tion

corporation

 
 
pronunciation:
kor p reI shn
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part of speech: noun
definition: a group of people allowed by law to do certain things as if they were one person.
My brother and I formed a corporation and bought a bank in Nevada.
similar words:
agency, association, combine, company
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The word corporation contains the following part:
corp, corpo, corpor, corpus Latin root that means body