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 for Incorporating
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Incorporate \In*cor"po*rate\, v. t. [imp. & p. p.
     Incorporated; p. pr. & vb. n. Incorporating.]
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     1. To form into a body; to combine, as different ingredients,
        into one consistent mass.
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              By your leaves, you shall not stay alone,
              Till holy church incorporate two in one. --Shak.
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     2. To unite with a material body; to give a material form to;
        to embody.
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              The idolaters, who worshiped their images as gods,
              supposed some spirit to be incorporated therein.
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     3. To unite with, or introduce into, a mass already formed;
        as, to incorporate copper with silver; -- used with with
        and into.
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     4. To unite intimately; to blend; to assimilate; to combine
        into a structure or organization, whether material or
        mental; as, to incorporate provinces into the realm; to
        incorporate another's ideas into one's work.
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              The Romans did not subdue a country to put the
              inhabitants to fire and sword, but to incorporate
              them into their own community.        --Addison.
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     5. To form into a legal body, or body politic; to constitute
        into a corporation recognized by law, with special
        functions, rights, duties and liabilities; as, to
        incorporate a bank, a railroad company, a city or town,
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