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.
Recent Examples on the Web Hawaii, the top state, has only one incorporated municipality in its capital, Honolulu. Chelsey Cox, USA TODAY, "Women underrepresented in municipal, state and national politics, new Rutgers study finds," 29 Apr. 2021 Municipal elections will be held in May in each of Carroll County’s eight incorporated cities and towns. Kevin Dayhoff,, "Dayhoff: Crunching numbers, and historic perspective, in Carroll’s upcoming municipal elections," 23 Apr. 2021 While county health and human service programs are open to everyone in the county, including homeless people who live in incorporated cities, most of the county’s efforts to directly help homeless people have been focused on unincorporated areas. Gary Warth, San Diego Union-Tribune, "County creates homeless department, launches North County outreach," 6 Apr. 2021 The apex of Cleveland Heights’ Centennial Celebration will take place around Aug. 9 -- which will mark the 100th anniversary of being an incorporated city. cleveland, "Cleveland Heights has big plans for 100th anniversary year: Press Run," 16 Apr. 2021 Scrape down bowl to make sure all of the ingredients are evenly incorporated. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Crispy and Chewy Gingersnaps recipe," 1 Dec. 2020 Snugged between two rivers near the South Dakota border, Monowi is the only incorporated town in the US with a population of one., "Move over, Austin: These towns are weirder," 8 Apr. 2021 As a result, apps that incorporated games (Houseparty), audio chatrooms (Clubhouse), vertical-video livestreams (TikTok, Instagram Live, Fleets) and multichannel connections (Discord), showed growth over the last year. Jamie Cohen, Forbes, "How Yubo’s Creators Designed An App For Gen Z And Gen Alpha," 8 Apr. 2021 Speaking directly to the camera from his office, Decena used the moment to connect the March 30 incident in his incorporated town of roughly 30,000 people to a national concern of surging bigotry against people of Asian descent. Steve Rubenstein, San Francisco Chronicle, "Los Gatos police chief decries 'a hate crime in our own town'," 3 Apr. 2021

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First Known Use of incorporated

1599, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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10 May 2021

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“Incorporated.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 May. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of incorporated

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

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