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noun (entit, ies)
  1. An existent that is a something, Something, or a somebody, that is distinct and exists as an individual unit. Often used for organisations which have no physical form.
  2. An existent something that has the properties of being real, and having a real existence.
  3. (computing) An organized array or set of individual elements or parts.
  4. being, Being; existence.
The group successfully maintains its tribal entity.
    • Quotation: The policy of the government of the United States is to seek . . . to preserve Chinese territorial and administrative entity -- Wikipedia:George F. Kennan, G.F.Kennan
    Etymology: From Medieval Latin entitas < Latin, present participle of esse, "to be".

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