In*cor`po*ra"tion (?), n. [L. incorporatio: cf. F. incorporation.]
The act of incorporating, or the state of being incorporated.
The union of different ingredients in one mass; mixture; combination; synthesis.
The union of something with a body already existing; association; intimate union; assimilation; as, the incorporation of conquered countries into the Roman republic.
4. Law (a)
The act of creating a corporation.
A body incorporated; a corporation.
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