certificate of incorporation

Legal Definition of certificate of incorporation

1 : a certificate issued by a state's secretary of state that shows acceptance of a corporation's articles of incorporation

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“Certificate of incorporation.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/certificate%20of%20incorporation. Accessed 30 Oct. 2020.

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