in·​cor·​po·​rat·​ed | \ in-ˈkȯr-pə-ˌrā-təd How to pronounce incorporated (audio) \

Definition of incorporated

1 : united in one body
2 : formed into a legal corporation

Examples of incorporated in a Sentence

The company is incorporated in the state of Delaware.

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Add soaked oats along with any residual liquid, plus salt and pepper to bowl meat mixture and mix with your hands until all ingredients are fully and evenly incorporated. Priya Krishna, WSJ, "Meatloaf Transcendent," 6 Sep. 2018 Gambling revenue from incorporated areas of Cook County is expected to bring in $2.1 million this fiscal year, which is an increase from the year before, Nelson said in an email. Gregory Pratt,, "Cook County allows video gambling in unincorporated areas," 6 June 2018 The survey took into account all incorporated areas of 50,000 people or more based on 2016 data. Brigit Katz, Smithsonian, "This Is America’s Fastest-Growing City," 4 June 2018 There are several local and county ordinances and regulations in regard to hunting in incorporated areas of the state, Meinkowsky said. Jeff S. Forward, Houston Chronicle, "Game wardens probe hunting set-up found in Shenandoah forest," 31 Mar. 2018 Add the flour, and mix until the flour is completely incorporated and the dough comes together into a ball. Alison Roman, The Seattle Times, "‘We are all connected by cookies’: A tribe with a bond stronger than royal icing," 12 Dec. 2018 Most of the Bill of Rights has already been incorporated to the states, including the Eighth Amendment’s prohibitions against excessive bail and cruel and unusual punishment. The Editorial Board, WSJ, "Fines and Punishment," 29 Nov. 2018 Pippa has even incorporated swimming into her prenatal exercise. Erica Gonzales, Harper's BAZAAR, "Pippa Middleton Goes for a Bike Ride in the Chicest Floral Shirtdress," 9 Aug. 2018 Some were incorporated abroad, making them ineligible to offer shares at home, or wanted to make use of U.S. rules that can give founders and executives outsize control over a company. Julie Steinberg, WSJ, "Alibaba Shares Remain Out of Reach in China, For Now," 30 July 2018

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First Known Use of incorporated

1599, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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English Language Learners Definition of incorporated

: formed into a legal corporation in the U.S.

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