incorporate

Definition

verb
  1. to bring something in to form part of a main group
    ExampleIncome from the 1998 acquisition is incorporated into the accounts.
  2. Examplesa company incorporated in the US • an incorporated company • J. Doe Incorporated
COMMENTA company is incorporated by drawing up a memorandum of association, which is lodged with Companies House.
In the UK, a company is either a private limited company (they print Ltd after their name) or a public limited company (they print Plc after their name). A company must be a Plc to obtain a Stock Exchange listing. In the US, there is no distinction between private and public companies, and all are called 'corporations'; they put Inc. after their name.

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