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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 In·cor·po·ra·ted a.
 1. United or combined together to form in one body.
 2. Formed into a corporation and registered with a government body as such; made a legal entity.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 In·cor·po·rate v. t. [imp. & p. p. Incorporated p. pr. & vb. n. Incorporating ]
 1. To form into a body; to combine, as different ingredients, into one consistent mass.
 By your leaves, you shall not stay alone,
 Till holy church incorporate two in one.   --Shak.
 2. To unite with a material body; to give a material form to; to embody.
    The idolaters, who worshiped their images as gods, supposed some spirit to be incorporated therein.   --Bp. Stillingfleet.
 3. To unite with, or introduce into, a mass already formed; as, to incorporate copper with silver; -- used with with and into.
 4. To unite intimately; to blend; to assimilate; to combine into a structure or organization, whether material or mental; as, to incorporate provinces into the realm; to incorporate another's ideas into one's work.
    The Romans did not subdue a country to put the inhabitants to fire and sword, but to incorporate them into their own community.   --Addison.
 5. To form into a legal body, or body politic; to constitute into a corporation recognized by law, with special functions, rights, duties and liabilities; as, to incorporate a bank, a railroad company, a city or town, etc.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: formed or united into a whole [syn: incorporate, integrated,
              merged, unified]
      2: organized and maintained as a legal corporation; "a special
         agency set up in corporate form"; "an incorporated town"
         [syn: corporate]
      3: introduced into as a part of the whole; "the ideas
         incorporated in his revised manuscript"