Definition of Certificate of incorporation

1. Noun. State approval of the articles of incorporation of a corporation.

Generic synonyms: Certificate, Certification, Credential, Credentials
Group relationships: Charter

Lexicographical Neighbors of Certificate Of Incorporation

certificate authorities
certificate authority
certificate of deposit
certificate of incorporation (current term)
certificate of indebtedness
certificate of need
certificates of deposit
certified check
certified cheque
certified milk
certified nurse-midwife

Literary usage of Certificate of incorporation

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Yearbook by American Psychological Association (1892)
"Certificate of Incorporation Know all men hy these presents, that we, the undersigned, all citizens of the United States, a majority of whom are citizens of ..."

2. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1890)
"A recorder's copy of the certificate of Incorporation, acknowledgment and affidavit, as recorded May 1, 1885. 4th. Three deeds, respectively dated September ..."

3. Supreme Court Reporter by Robert Desty, United States Supreme Court, West Publishing Company (1907)
"... read: "Where the legislature has the right to alter or repeal the charter от certificate of incorporation heretofore granted to any joint stock company, ..."

4. The Trust Problem by Jeremiah Whipple Jenks (1901)
"Certificate of Incorporation * The certificate of incorporation shall be signed in ... The full statements required in the certificate of incorporation, ..."

5. A Treatise on the Incorporation and Organization of Corporations Created by Thomas Gold Frost (1908)
"The court further held that the only extension of business permissible by amendment of the certificate of incorporation is to extend the business of the ..."

6. The Statutory and Case Law Applicable to Private Companies: With Special by New Jersey (1901)
"Incorporators may amend certificate of incorporation before payment of capital. It shall be lawful for the incorporators of any corporation, ..."

7. Company Precedents, for Use in Relation to Companies Subject to the by Sir Francis Beaufort Palmer (1881)
"The following are the ordinary forms of application : — THE COMPANIES ACT, 1862. Form 127 Application for a certificate of incorporation as a limited ..."

8. Business Law: A Working Manual of Every-day Law by Thomas Conyngton (1920)
"Certificate of Incorporation—New York certificate of incorporation of the PIEDMONT SCALE COMPANY We, the undersigned, all being of full age and two-thirds ..."

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