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incorporated

Definition of incorporated

Adjective

incorporated

  1. (US English) A type of company, a legal entity where the ownership has been arranged into shares. A shareholder has no responsibilities to the company and the potential losses of the shareholder are limited to the value of the stock turning to zero in the case of a bankruptcy.

Related terms

Acronyms

  • Inc
  • Ltd. (UK English)

See also

There are further distinctions to the type of Incorporated company in UK English.

Verb

incorporated

  1. Simple past tense and past participle of incorporate.

References:

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