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[n] that which is perceived or known or inferred to have its own physical existence (living or nonliving)


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physical thing

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\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. Self-subsisting entities, such as our own personality. --Shairp. Fortune is no real entity, . . . but a mere relative signification. --Bentley.

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