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corporation

noun [C]
 
 
/ˌkɔːpərˈeɪʃən/
( abbreviation Corp.) WORKPLACE a large company, or a group of companies that are controlled as a single organization: Whether you work for a large corporation or small company, following these easy guidelines can help you to succeed.a global/multinational corporation It is a global corporation with over 416,000 employees in 190 countries. →  See also incorporate
GOVERNMENT in the UK, a public organization: The city formed a nonprofit local government corporation. British Airways was a public corporation at that time.
→  See also closely held company , de facto corporation , development corporation , global corporation , multinational corporation , incorporate , private corporation , public corporation , virtual enterprise
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…
(Definition of corporation from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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