UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈkɔːrpərɪt/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈkɔrpərɪt/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(kôrpər it, -prit)

WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2020
cor•po•rate /ˈkɔrpərɪt/USA pronunciation   adj. [before a noun]
  1. Businessof, for, or belonging to a corporation or corporations:a corporate executive.
  2. of or relating to a united group;
    combined:corporate action.
cor•po•rate•ly, adv. 
cor•po•rate•ness, n. [uncountable]See -corp-.

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
cor•po•rate  (kôrpər it, -prit),USA pronunciation adj. 
  1. Businessof, for, or belonging to a corporation or corporations:a corporate executive; She considers the new federal subsidy just corporate welfare.
  2. Businessforming a corporation.
  3. pertaining to a united group, as of persons:the corporate good.
  4. united or combined into one.
  5. Businesscorporative.

  1. Businessa bond issued by a corporation.
corpo•rate•ly, adv. 
corpo•rate•ness, n. 
  • Latin corporātus past participle of corporāre to incorporate; see corpus
  • 1350–1400 for verb, verbal senses; 1505–15 for adjective, adjectival senses; Middle English corporaten

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
corporate /ˈkɔːpərɪt -prɪt/ adj
  1. forming a corporation; incorporated
  2. of or belonging to a corporation or corporations: corporate finance
  3. of or belonging to a united group; joint
Etymology: 15th Century: from Latin corporātus made into a body, from corporāre, from corpus body
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Collocations: corporate [governance, headquarters, offices, investment], corporate [partners, directors, executives], corporate [gifts, benefits, events, services], more...

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