Terms Used In U.S. Code > Title 47 > Chapter 6 > Subchapter V
association: when used in reference to a corporation, shall be deemed to embrace the words "successors and assigns of such company or association" in like manner as if these last-named words, or words of similar import, were expressed. See 1 USC 5
individual: shall include every infant member of the species homo sapiens who is born alive at any stage of development. See 1 USC 8
Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.