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"entity" in British English

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entitynoun [C]

 us   /ˈent·ət̬·i/
something that exists apart from other things, having its own independent existence: Although the two buildings are in separate locations, the museum they are part of is a single entity.
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entitynoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈentɪti/ (plural entities) formal LAW, ACCOUNTING
an organization or a business that has its own separate legal and financial existence: Nearly 90 entities, mainly private companies, mint gold in bars. a commercial/corporate entity a private/public entity a small/large entity an independent/separate/single entity
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