corporate Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"corporate" in British English

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corporateadjective

uk   /ˈkɔː.pər.ət/  us   /ˈkɔːr.pɚ-/
C1 [before noun] relating to a ​largecompany: corporate ​finance a corporate ​merger corporate ​executives formal of or ​shared by a ​wholegroup and not just of a ​singlemember: All ​adults take corporate responsibility for the ​upbringing of the tribe's ​children.
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(Definition of corporate from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"corporate" in Business English

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corporateadjective [before noun]

uk   us   /ˈkɔːpərət/
relating to a ​business, especially a large ​business: corporate ​bosses Analysts are expecting ​shareprices 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 ​travelingsalesmen as an ​area where it can ​savemoney.

corporatenoun

uk   us   /ˈkɔːpərət/
[C] a ​company, especially a large one: major corporates
corporates [plural] FINANCE bonds in ​companies: Their ​currentsplit is 48% in ​stocks; 42% in ​bonds, mostly good-yielding corporates; and the rest in ​cash.
(Definition of corporate from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “corporate”
in Spanish conjunto…
in Vietnamese đoàn thể…
in Malaysian korporat…
in Thai ที่ร่วมกัน…
in French unifié…
in German vereinigt…
in Chinese (Simplified) (大)公司的, 团体的, 全体的,集体的…
in Turkish büyük şirket veya gruba ilişkin…
in Russian корпоративный…
in Indonesian bersatu…
in Chinese (Traditional) (大)公司的, 團體的, 全體的,集體的…
in Polish przedsiębiorstw/a…
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