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verb incorporate pronunciation in American English /ɪnˈkɔrpəˌreɪt/ 
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present tense
I/you/we/theyincorporate
he/she/itincorporates
present participleincorporating
past tenseincorporated
past participleincorporated
  1. 1
    [transitive] to add or include something as a part of something else, for example as a part of an arrangement or a document
    incorporate something into/in something:

    Congress incorporated this principle into the 1977 clean-air Amendments.

    1. a.
      to include something as a part or as a quality

      The course incorporates a strong German language element.

      Our electrical equipment incorporates all the latest safety features.

  2. 2
    [intransitive/transitive] business to form a corporation (=a company that can raise money by selling shares)

    The company's doing so well, we've decided to incorporate.

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incorporation

 incorporate pronunciation in American English /ɪnˌkɔrpəˈreɪʃ(ə)n/  noun [uncountable]

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