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English definition of “corporation”

corporation

noun [C, + sing/pl verb] (LOCAL GOVERNMENT)    /ˌkɔː.pərˈeɪ.ʃən/ US  /ˌkɔːr.pəˈreɪ-/ mainly UK
the organization in a particular town or city that is responsible for services such as cleaning roads: a municipal corporationLocal government and politics
(Definition of corporation noun (LOCAL GOVERNMENT) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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