corporation corporation  /ˌkɔr pə ˈreɪ ʃən/


  1. (n) a business firm whose articles of incorporation have been approved in some state
  2. (n) slang for a paunch



  1. The president of Poly Technologies, a defense corporation controlled by the People's Liberation Army, is He Ping, the son-in-law of Deng Xiaoping.
  2. General Motors was the world's biggest manufacturing corporation, and under Curtice, it became the first corporation to earn more than $1 billion in net profits in a year.
  3. A Swiss corporation owns approximately two-thirds of the stock of General Aniline Film Corporation.


  1. Avigilon Corporation Announces Election of Directors

    Avigilon Corporation Announces Election of Directors
    on June 20, 2013     Source: CNW Group via Yahoo! Finance

  2. McKesson Corporation to Webcast Investor Day

    McKesson Corporation will host its Investor Day at 9:00 a.m. ET on June 26, 2013, including presentations by John Hammergren, Chairman and CEO; Jeff Campbell, EVP and CFO; Paul Julian, EVP, Group President; Pat Blake, EVP, Group President; Mark Walchirk, President, McKesson U.S.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

  3. PHT Corporation LogPad App™ System Collects Clinical Research Data from Apple and Android Smartphones

    PHT Corporation announced the general availability of the LogPad App™ System that collects compliant patient data using the latest Apple and Android smartphones including patient’s own devices.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

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  1. In strongly worded remarks delivered in the White House East Room before small business owners, Mr. Obama called AIG "a corporation that finds itself in financial distress due to recklessness and greed."
    on Mar 16, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: New York Times

  2. "I'm ashamed of what happened in the White House," Representative Joe Barton of Texas said today as the energy panel began a hearing on the oil spill. "It is a tragedy of the first proportion that a private corporation can be subjected to...
    on Jun 17, 2010 By: Joe Barton Source: BusinessWeek

  3. "I do not want to live in a country where any time a citizen or a corporation does something that is legitimately wrong is subject to some sort of political pressure that is -- again, in my words, amounts to a shakedown," the Texan said. "So...
    on Jun 26, 2010 By: Bart Stupak Source: Salon

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