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entity

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Definition a person, organization, lifeform, or anything with a separate existence
  • The law applies to any legal entity that can enter into a contract.
entity = person or organization
  • She said that although her firm has been acquired by Google, it will remain an independent entity operating under the Microsoft umbrella.
  • entity = organization or company
  • The Radley Place was inhabited by an unknown entity the mere description of whom was enough to make us behave for days on end;
    Harper Lee  --  To Kill a Mockingbird
  • entity = person, lifeform, organization, or anything with a separate existence
  • A thousand memories of Chris will always be at hand, of course, but not a destructive clinging to some material entity that can never be here again.
    Robert M. Pirsig  --  Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance
  • There is no one, no entity or higher form that she can appeal to, or be reconciled with, or that can forgive her.
    Ian McEwan  --  Atonement
  • Each of those under transport is a human being with a different face and mind, and at the same time each is a nameless part of the collective entity.
    Haruki Murakami  --  After Dark
  • This means any noncovered entity can release or publish a person's medical records without violating HIPAA.
    Rebecca Skloot  --  The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
  • That entity which is his consciousness.
    Ayn Rand  --  The Fountainhead
  • He was sure the BBC would let him go; no doubt they would have legal troubles from numerous powerful entities ....
    Dan Brown  --  Angels & Demons
  • And in many ways the entity thatyourracehasbecomeisstillachild.
    Arthur C. Clarke  --  Childhood's End
  • You had to kill yourself, or he had to kill you to get you functioning as a separate entity.
    Harper Lee  --  Go Set a Watchman
  • There are no entities downloaded into human bodies.
    Rick Yancey  --  The Infinite Sea
  • Once it's stated that "the dialectic comes before anything else," this statement itself becomes a dialectical entity, subject to dialectical question.
    Robert M. Pirsig  --  Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance
  • The cottage had been rented to a Northern Virginia—based shell entity owned by an Egyptian national named Qassam el-Banna.
    Daniel Silva  --  The Black Widow
  • Then he and she merged their identities to a greater degree than ever before, vanquishing all differences between them to become a single entity.
    Christopher Paolini  --  Eldest
  • The-entity-of which they are part knows all about us.
    Arthur C. Clarke  --  Childhood's End
  • The body washis body, not a separate entity.
    Stephenie Meyer  --  The Host
  • We're not going to suddenly jump sides and put on the uniform of some dark entity who tries to kill a dog to get his rocks off.
    Nora Roberts  --  Blood Brothers
  • The two of them worked for the Post-Flares Coalition, an entity people in the settlements had heard of but knew almost nothing about.
    James Dashner  --  The Kill Order
  • Al! actions are caused by entities.
    Ayn Rand  --  Atlas Shrugged

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