incorporation: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (in-kôr"pu-rā'shun), [key]
— n.
  1. the act of incorporating or the state of being incorporated.
  2. the act of forming a legal corporation.
  3. the inclusion of the object or object reference within the inflected verb form, a type of word-formation frequent in American Indian languages.
  4. the adoption of the views or characteristics of others, occurring in children as part of learning and maturation and in adults as a defense mechanism. Cf. introjection.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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