incorporate Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “incorporate” in the English Dictionary

"incorporate" in British English

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incorporateverb [T]

uk   /ɪnˈkɔː.pər.eɪt/  us   /-ˈkɔːr.pɚ-/
C2 to ​include something as ​part of something ​larger: Suggestions from the ​survey have been incorporated into/in the ​finaldesign. This ​aircraft incorporates several new ​safetyfeatures.
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noun [U] uk   /ɪnˌkɔː.pərˈeɪ.ʃən/  us   /-ˌkɔːr.pəˈreɪ-/
the ​regular incorporation oforganicmaterial into ​gardensoil
(Definition of incorporate from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"incorporate" in American English

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 us   /ɪnˈkɔr·pəˌreɪt/

incorporate verb (INCLUDE)

[T] to ​include something within something ​else: This ​aircraft incorporates several new ​safetyfeatures.

incorporate verb (MAKE A COMPANY)

[I/T] to make a ​business into a ​corporation (= ​businessprotected by ​specificlaws)
adjective [only after n, not gradable]  us   /ɪnˈkɔr·pəˌreɪ·t̬ɪd/ (abbreviation Inc.)
McLaughlin Glass, Incorporated
noun [U]  /ɪnˌkɔr·pəˈreɪ·ʃən/
the incorporation of ​blacksoldiers into ​Unionranks
(Definition of incorporate from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"incorporate" in Business English

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incorporateverb [ T]

uk   us   /ɪnˈkɔːpəreɪt/
[usually passive] LAW to make a ​company or ​organization into a ​legal corporation (= a particular ​type of ​company): incorporate an association/a business/a company The ​association was incorporated in 1970. Our ​company was incorporated in Delaware after World War I.
to ​include something within something else: incorporate a component/an element/a feature Mobile ​phones incorporate ​features of ​desktopcomputers, ​personaldigitalassistants, and ​landlines.incorporate a concept/an idea/a theme Working with ​colleagues from other countries gives us the ​opportunity to incorporate new ​ideas and ​methods.incorporate sth into sth We've incorporated the ​hydrauliccentral heating into the ​floor tiles.incorporate sth with sth Thirty ​years ago, the ​idea that a ​phone could be incorporated with a ​computer and be ​held in one ​hand was the stuff of comic ​books.
(Definition of incorporate from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “incorporate”
in Spanish incorporar…
in Vietnamese bao gồm…
in Malaysian menggabungkan…
in Thai รวมเข้าด้วยกัน…
in French incorporer…
in German einschließen…
in Chinese (Simplified) 包含, 将…包括在内…
in Turkish birleştirmek, katmak, dahil etmek…
in Russian включать (в состав чего-либо)…
in Indonesian mencakup…
in Chinese (Traditional) 包含, 將…包括在內…
in Polish włączać…
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