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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • transitive v. To remove or become removed from the status of a corporation.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To deprive of corporate rights.
  • v. To revoke the charter of an incorporated town or city.
  • adj. Separated from, or not included in, a corporation; disincorporated.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Separated from, or not included in, a corporation; disincorporated.
  • transitive v. To deprive of corporate powers, rights, or privileges; to divest of the condition of a corporate body.
  • transitive v. To detach or separate from a corporation.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To deprive of corporate powers or character.
  • To detach or separate from a corporation or society.
  • Disunited from a body or society; unembodied.


dis- +‎ incorporate (Wiktionary)


  • The new law broadened the 1990 Emergency Financial Manager Act by allowing state-appointed emergency managers to suspend elected officials, set aside labor contracts and even disincorporate a community or school district.

    Emergency Manager Law Faces Challenge

  • The city of Vernon and some of its businesses are mounting a concerted and potentially expensive campaign against a bill in the state Legislature that would disincorporate the industrial city and put it under the purview of Los Angeles County.

    After Corruption Scandal, Vernon Prepares To Fight Forced Disincorporation

  • The force of the recollection was beginning to disincorporate him.


  • Spokane Valley Mayor Richard Munson said that the city is providing services in a cost-effective manner, and that only a minority of citizens want to disincorporate.

    Towns Rethink Self-Reliance as Finances Worsen

  • Two California towns, Rio Vista and Vallejo, have said they may need to disincorporate to address financial difficulties; Vallejo filed for bankruptcy protection last year.

    Towns Rethink Self-Reliance as Finances Worsen

  • A group of residents of Spokane Valley, Wash., have a different motive for their campaign to disincorporate the city of 90,000 near the Idaho border: They want to keep their city's government from increasing taxes and fees that would finance construction of a modern downtown district.

    Towns Rethink Self-Reliance as Finances Worsen

  • Civic leaders in Mountain View, Colo., have alerted residents that they are left with few options but to disincorporate because the town can't afford to pay salaries and services.

    Towns Rethink Self-Reliance as Finances Worsen

  • Maybe we could have an election to disincorporate and start all over again ... with a new name.

    Bauer vs. Tussing

  • Is it possible for one person out of 150 to make us all so miserable that we are ready to disincorporate the entire society just to make him go away?

    Blogging on the road: The final chapter.

  • “And did you rough up any of them enough for them to”—Wesley paused—“disincorporate?”

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