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Certificate Of Incorporation
certificate of incorporation
1 : a certificate issued by a state's secretary of state that shows acceptance of a corporation's articles of incorporation
2 : articles of incorporation
Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.