Meaning of CORPORATION in English

CORPORATION

transcription, транскрипция: [ kɔ:(r)pəreɪʃ(ə)n ]

( corporations)

Frequency: The word is one of the 3000 most common words in English.

1.

A corporation is a large business or company. ( BUSINESS )

...multi-national corporations.

...the Seiko Corporation.

N-COUNT ; N-IN-NAMES

2.

In some large British cities, the corporation is the local authority that is responsible for providing public services.

...the corporation’s task of regenerating 900 acres of the inner city.

= local authority

N-COUNT

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