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Association vs. Corporation

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Associationnoun

The act of associating.

Corporationnoun

A body corporate, created by law or under authority of law, having a continuous existence independent of the existences of its members, and powers and liabilities distinct from those of its members.

Associationnoun

The state of being associated; a connection to or an affiliation with something.

Corporationnoun

(UK) The municipal governing body of a borough or city, in force since 1974 and obsolete except in the City of London.

Associationnoun

(statistics) Any relationship between two measured quantities that renders them statistically dependent (but not necessarily causal or a correlation).

Corporationnoun

(historical) In Fascist Italy, a joint association of employers' and workers' representatives.

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Associationnoun

A group of persons associated for a common purpose; an organization; society.

Corporationnoun

A protruding belly; a paunch.

Associationnoun

(object-oriented programming) Relationship between classes of objects that allows one object instance to cause another to perform an action on its behalf.

Corporationnoun

A body politic or corporate, formed and authorized by law to act as a single person, and endowed by law with the capacity of succession; a society having the capacity of transacting business as an individual.

Associationnoun

The act of associating, or state of being associated; union; connection, whether of persons of things.

‘Self-denial is a kind of holy association with God.’;

Corporationnoun

a business firm whose articles of incorporation have been approved in some state

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Associationnoun

Mental connection, or that which is mentally linked or associated with a thing.

‘Words . . . must owe their powers association.’; ‘Why should . . . the holiest words, with all their venerable associations, be profaned?’;

Corporationnoun

slang terms for a paunch

Associationnoun

Union of persons in a company or society for some particular purpose; as, the American Association for the Advancement of Science; a benevolent association. Specifically, as among the Congregationalists, a society, consisting of a number of ministers, generally the pastors of neighboring churches, united for promoting the interests of religion and the harmony of the churches.

Corporation

A corporation is an organization—usually a group of people or a company—authorized by the state to act as a single entity (a legal entity recognized by private and public law a legal person in legal context) and recognized as such in law for certain purposes. Early incorporated entities were established by charter (i.e.

‘born out of statute’;

Associationnoun

a formal organization of people or groups of people;

‘he joined the Modern Language Association’;

Associationnoun

the act of consorting with or joining with others;

‘you cannot be convicted of criminal guilt by association’;

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Associationnoun

the state of being connected together as in memory or imagination;

‘his association of his father with being beaten was too strong to break’;

Associationnoun

a social or business relationship;

‘a valuable financial affiliation’; ‘he was sorry he had to sever his ties with other members of the team’; ‘many close associations with England’;

Associationnoun

the process of bringing ideas or events together in memory or imagination;

‘conditioning is a form of learning by association’;

Associationnoun

a relation resulting from interaction or dependence;

‘flints were found in association with the prehistoric remains of the bear’; ‘the host is not always injured by association with a parasite’;

Associationnoun

(chemistry) any process of combination (especially in solution) that depends on relatively weak chemical bonding

Associationnoun

(ecology) a group of organisms (plants and animals) that live together in a certain geographical region and constitute a community with a few dominant species

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