HyperDic: corporation

English > 2 senses of the word corporation:
NOUNgroupcorporation, corpa business firm whose articles of incorporation have been approved in some state
bodycorporation, pot, potbelly, bay window, tummyslang for a paunch
corporation > pronunciation
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English > corporation: 2 senses > noun 1, group
MeaningA business firm whose articles of incorporation have been approved in some state.
Category ofcase studyA careful study of some social unit (as a corporation or division within a corporation) that attempts to determine what factors led to its success or failure
event plannersomeone who plans social events as a profession (usually for government or corporate officials)
greenmail(corporation) the practice of purchasing enough shares in a firm to threaten a takeover and thereby forcing the owners to buy those shares back at a premium in order to stay in business
judgment in personam, judgement in personam, personal judgment, personal judgementA judgment rendered against an individual (or corporation) for the payment of money damages
mortmain, dead handreal property held inalienably (as by an ecclesiastical corporation)
redemptionrepayment of the principal amount of a debt or security at or before maturity (as when a corporation repurchases its own stock)
zero coupon bond, zero-coupon bondA bond that is issued at a deep discount from its value at maturity and pays no interest during the life of the bond
NarrowerBoy Scouts of AmericaA corporation that operates through a national council that charters / charters local councils all over the United States
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, FDICA federally sponsored corporation that insures accounts in national banks and other qualified institutions
Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation, Freddie Mac, FHLMCA corporation authorized by Congress to provide a secondary market for residential mortgages
Federal National Mortgage Association, Fannie Mae, FNMAA federally chartered corporation that purchases mortgages
closed corporation, close corporation, private corporation, privately held corporationA corporation owned by a few people
closely held corporationStock is publicly traded but most is held by a few shareholders who have no plans to sell
conglomerate, empireA group of diverse companies under common ownership and run as a single organization
large capA corporation with a large capitalization
shell corporation, shell entityA company that is incorporated but has no assets or operations
small capA corporation with a small capitalization
Broaderfirm, house, business firmThe members of a business organization that owns or operates one or more establishments
Spanishcorp, corporación
Catalancorp, corporació
Adjectivescorporateof or belonging to a corporation
English > corporation: 2 senses > noun 2, body
Meaningslang for a paunch.
Synonymspot, potbelly, bay window, tummy
Broaderbelly, paunchA protruding abdomen
Usage ofslang, cant, jargon, lingo, argot, patois, vernacularA characteristic language of a particular group (as among thieves)
Spanishbarriga, baúl, panza, tripa, vientre

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