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Definition of entity noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

  

entity

 noun
noun
NAmE//ˈɛntət̮i//
 
(pl. entities) (formal)
 
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something that exists separately from other things and has its own identity The unit has become part of a larger department and no longer exists as a separate entity. These countries can no longer be viewed as a single entity.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: entity