Focus on the pronunciation of corporate
› relating to a business, especially a large business: corporate bosses Analysts are expecting share prices to fall in the first quarter of next year because of poor corporate earnings.
Corporate America/Britain/Germany, etc. › used to refer to large companies that have a lot of influence in the economy of the US, Britain, Germany, etc.: Corporate America is starting to look at the millions of cars it owns for traveling salesmen as an area where it can save money.