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corporation

noun [C, + sing/pl verb] uk   /ˌkɔː.pərˈeɪ.ʃən/  us   /ˌkɔːr.pəˈreɪ-/

corporation noun [C, + sing/pl verb] (BUSINESS)

B2 (written abbreviation Corp.) a large company or group of companies that is controlled together as a single organization: a multinational corporation the British Broadcasting Corporation She didn't want to work for a big corporation where everything was so impersonal.
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corporation noun [C, + sing/pl verb] (LOCAL GOVERNMENT)

mainly UK the organization in a particular town or city that is responsible for services such as cleaning roads: a municipal corporation
Translations of “corporation”
in Korean 기업…
in Arabic شَرِكة, مُؤسَّسة…
in Portuguese corporação…
in Catalan empresa…
in Japanese 法人, 企業…
in Italian società (commerciale), ente (pubblico)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 公司, 大公司, 集團公司…
in Russian корпорация…
in Turkish şirket…
in Chinese (Simplified) 公司, 大公司, 集团公司…
in Polish korporacja…
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