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"entity" in British English

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entitynoun [C]

uk   /ˈen.tɪ.ti/  us   /-t̬ə.t̬i/ formal
C2 something that ​existsapart from other things, having ​its own ​independentexistence: The ​museumsworkclosely together, but are ​separatelegal entities. He ​regarded the ​north of the ​country as a ​separatecultural entity.
(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 ​existsapart from other things, having ​its own ​independentexistence: Although the two ​buildings are in ​separatelocations, the ​museum they are ​part of is a ​single entity.
(Definition of entity from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"entity" in Business English

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entitynoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈentɪti/ (plural entities) formal LAW, ACCOUNTING
an ​organization or a ​business that has its own ​separatelegal and ​financial existence: Nearly 90 entities, mainly ​privatecompanies, ​mintgold in ​bars. acommercial/​corporate entity aprivate/​public entity asmall/large entity anindependent/​separate/​single entity
(Definition of entity from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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