A group of individuals, 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. (noun)
In Fascist Italy, a joint association of employers' and workers' representatives. (noun)
A protruding belly; a paunch. (noun)
Examples of word corporation
The term corporation, over there, is commonly applied only to the mayor, aldermen and sheriffs of a city, as in the London corporation.
The term corporation, as used in this article, shall be construed to include all associations and joint-stock companies having any of the powers and privileges of corporations not possessed by individuals or partnerships.
The term corporation or company includes all trusts, associations and joint stock companies having any powers or privileges not possessed by individuals or unlimited partnerships.
The term corporation as used in this article, shall be construed to include all associations and jointstock companies having any of the powers and privileges of corporations not possessed by individuals or partnership, and all corporations shall have the right to sue, and shall be subject to be sued in all courts in like cases as natural persons.
So you think it was an accident all the Republican justices made the idiotic ruling that a corporation is a "person" and can therefore contribute unlimited funds to candidates and elections?