Definition of incorporate verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

      

    incorporate

     verb
    verb
    BrE BrE//ɪnˈkɔːpəreɪt//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ɪnˈkɔːrpəreɪt//
     
    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they incorporate
    BrE BrE//ɪnˈkɔːpəreɪt//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ɪnˈkɔːrpəreɪt//
     
    he / she / it incorporates
    BrE BrE//ɪnˈkɔːpəreɪts//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ɪnˈkɔːrpəreɪts//
     
    past simple incorporated
    BrE BrE//ɪnˈkɔːpəreɪtɪd//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ɪnˈkɔːrpəreɪtɪd//
     
    past participle incorporated
    BrE BrE//ɪnˈkɔːpəreɪtɪd//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ɪnˈkɔːrpəreɪtɪd//
     
    -ing form incorporating
    BrE BrE//ɪnˈkɔːpəreɪtɪŋ//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ɪnˈkɔːrpəreɪtɪŋ//
     
     
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  1. 1to include something so that it forms a part of something incorporate something The new car design incorporates all the latest safety features. incorporate something in/into/within something We have incorporated all the latest safety features into the design. Many of your suggestions have been incorporated in the plan.
  2. 2[often passive] incorporate something (business) to create a legally recognized company The company was incorporated in 2008.
  3. Word Origin late Middle English: from late Latin incorporat- ‘embodied’, from the verb incorporare, from in- ‘into’ + Latin corporare ‘form into a body’ (from corpus, corpor- ‘body’).Extra examples Results are incorporated within personalized medical records. The computer components are incorporated seamlessly. The data is now incorporated in the total figures. The life cycle typically incorporates the following stages… The territory was formally incorporated into the Russian Empire in 1876. These conditions must be expressly incorporated into the contract of employment. These new features can easily be incorporated. We can incorporate this information into our report. the countries which Stalin forcibly incorporated into the Soviet empire Many of your suggestions have been incorporated into the plan.
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