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corporate  


      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  
     (C15: from Latin corporatus made into a body, from corporare, from corpus body)  
  corporately      adv  


body corporate  
      n     (Law)   a group of persons incorporated to carry out a specific enterprise  
   See       corporation       1  
corporate anorexia  
      n   a malaise of a business organization resulting from making too many creative people redundant in a cost-cutting exercise  
corporate culture  
      n   the distinctive ethos of an organization that influences the level of formality, loyalty, and general behaviour of its employees  
corporate identity   , image  
      n   the way an organization is presented to or perceived by its members and the public  
corporate raider  
      n     (Finance)   a person or organization that acquires a substantial holding of the shares of a company in order to take it over or to force its management to act in a desired way  
corporate restructuring  
      n   a change in the business strategy of an organization resulting in diversification, closing parts of the business, etc., to increase its long-term profitability  
corporate venturing  
      n     (Finance)   the provision of venture capital by one company for another in order to obtain information about the company requiring capital or as a step towards acquiring it  
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