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Something that exists as a single and complete unit. A separate independent thing.

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Usage examples (39)
  • Soil is a resource, a living, breathing entity that, if treated properly, will maintain itself. It's our lifeline for survival.
  • A title entity is prohibited from mixing these funds with any others.
  • A title entity may teach classes on any subject they feel qualified to teach.
  • But blaming TV as an abstract entity is nonsensical.
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