Meaning of “entity” in the English Dictionary

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(Definition of “entity” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"entity" in American 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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"entity" in Business English

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entitynoun [ C ]

uk /ˈentɪti/ us 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 private/public entity
a small/large entity

(Definition of “entity” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)