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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