Entity

  • 1 entity — en·ti·ty / en ti tē/ n pl ties: an organization (as a business or governmental unit) that has a legal identity which is separate from those of its members see also alter ego, instrumentality, juridical person …

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  • 2 entity — entity, being, creature, individual, person are comparable when meaning something which has real and independent existence. Entity, the most consistently abstract of these terms, implies such existence not only in the actual world but also in the …

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  • 3 Entity — est le cinquième album studio du groupe de brutal Death metal technique américain Origin. Il est sorti le 7 Juin 2011[1]. Entity Album par Origin Sortie 7 juin 2011 Genre …

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  • 4 Entity — En ti*ty, n.; pl. {Entities}. [LL. entitas, fr. L. ens, entis, thing, prop. p. pr. of esse to be: cf. F. entit[ e]. See {Essence}, {Is}.] A real being, whether in thought (as an ideal conception) or in fact; being; essence; existence. [1913… …

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  • 5 Entity — steht für: Entität, in der Datenmodellierung ein eindeutig zu bestimmendes Objekt HTML Entity, eine Referenz auf eine bestimmte benannte SGML Entität Diese Seite ist eine Begriffsklärung zur Unterscheidung mehrerer mit demse …

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  • 6 entity — A general term encompassing a wide variety of legal persons, including individuals, corporations and governmental units (SA Bankruptcy.com) Under Title 11 U.S.C. Section 101: (15) The term entity includes person, estate, trust, governmental unit …

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  • 7 entity — [n1] object that exists article, being, body, creature, existence, individual, item, material, matter, organism, presence, quantity, single, singleton, something, stuff, subsistence, substance, thing; concept 433 Ant. abstract, concept, idea… …

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  • 8 entity — 1590s, from L.L. entitatem (nom. entitas), from L.L. ens (gen. entis) a thing, proposed by Caesar as prp. of esse be (see IS (Cf. is)), to render Greek philosophical term to on that which is (from neut. of prp. of einai to be; see ESSENC …

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  • 9 entity — ► NOUN (pl. entities) ▪ a thing with distinct and independent existence. ORIGIN French entité, from Latin ens being …

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  • 10 entity — [en′tə tē] n. pl. entities [< Fr entité or ML entitas < L ens (gen. entis), prp. of esse, to be: see IS1] 1. being; existence 2. a thing that has definite, individual existence outside or within the mind; anything real in itself …

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  • 11 Entity — An entity is something that has a distinct, separate existence, though it need not be a material existence. In particular, abstractions and legal fictions are usually regarded as entities. In general, there is also no presumption that an entity… …

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  • 12 entity — an individual ( sole trader), partnership, a body corporate, a corporation, an incorporated association or body of persons, a trust or superannuation fund. Glossary of Business Terms * * * entity en‧ti‧ty [ˈentti] noun entities PLURALFORM… …

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  • 13 entity — 01. Our planet can be viewed as a living [entity] that we are slowly poisoning through pollution. 02. All the old houses on the street are being sold as a single [entity] for commercial development of the land. 03. The Soviet Union as a political …

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  • 14 entity — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ discrete, distinct, independent, separate, single ▪ Church and empire were fused in a single entity. ▪ basic ▪ …

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  • 15 entity — A real being; existence. An organization or being that possesses separate existence for tax purposes. Examples would be corporations, partnerships, estates and trusts. The accounting entity for which accounting statements are prepared may not be… …

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  • 16 entity — A real being; existence. An organization or being that possesses separate existence for tax purposes. Examples would be corporations, partnerships, estates and trusts. The accounting entity for which accounting statements are prepared may not be… …

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  • 17 entity —    Atermusedinparapsychologytodenotea human or humanoid figure that features in a veridical hallucination. In this context the real person depicted in the hallucination is called the apparent, and the experience as a whole an entity experience.… …

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  • 18 entity — en|ti|ty [ˈentıti] n plural entities [Date: 1500 1600; : Medieval Latin; Origin: entitas, from Latin ens thing that exists , from esse to be ] formal something that exists as a single and complete unit →↑being ▪ The mind exists as a separate… …

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  • 19 entity — [[t]e̱ntɪti[/t]] entities N COUNT: usu supp N An entity is something that exists separately from other things and has a clear identity of its own. [FORMAL] ...the earth as a living entity... North and South will remain separate entities within a… …

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  • 20 entity — noun 1) a single entity Syn: being, creature, individual, organism, life form; person; body, object, article, thing 2) the distinction between entity and nonentity Syn: existence, be …

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