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v. in·cor·po·rat·ed, in·cor·po·rat·ing, in·cor·po·rates
1. To unite (one thing) with something else already in existence: incorporated the letter into her diary.
2. To admit as a member to a corporation or similar organization.
3. To cause to merge or combine together into a united whole.
4. To cause to form into a legal corporation: incorporate a business.
5. To give substance or material form to; embody.
1. To become united or combined into an organized body.
2. To become or form a legal corporation: San Antonio incorporated as a city in 1837.
3. Linguistics To move from the head of one phrase to the head of another, forming a new word by affixing onto that head, as in certain languages when a noun object of a verb is affixed to the verb.
adj. (-pər-ĭt)
1. Combined into one united body; merged.
2. Formed into a legal corporation.

[Middle English incorporaten, from Late Latin incorporāre, incorporāt-, to form into a body : Latin in-, causative pref.; see in-2 + Latin corpus, corpor-, body; see corpus.]

in·cor′po·ra·ble (-pər-ə-bəl) adj.
in·cor′po·ra′tion n.
in·cor′po·ra′tive adj.
in·cor′po·ra′tor n.
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capable of being incorporated or included
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