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At home it is ubiquitous but not legally a single entity. Times, Sunday Times (2016)There are also likely to be calls this week for London to be allowed to enter the Pisa tests as a distinct entity. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They concluded that the struggling mortgage giant no longer had a future as an independent entity. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The form of such entities remains unclear. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Why not just become a single global entity? Times, Sunday Times (2009)The combined entity was meant to unveil its first results last month. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It became clear that a new and independent entity was growing fast. Times, Sunday Times (2012)One or both parts of the split entity might remain part of a global partnership. Times, Sunday Times (2006)An ominous portent or proof that combined entities can amount to more than the sum of their parts? Times, Sunday Times (2013)None of the societies that shed mutual status to become banks remains standing as an independent entity today. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The form of legal entity that your business will take depends largely on whether you plan to work with others. Times, Sunday Times (2007)But it is in the interests of all anglers that they do so and that this single new entity emerges. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The crux of the issue is the league's single entity structure. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The combined entity will be worth 2 billion. Times, Sunday Times (2010)But the message is an important one: the public is not a single entity. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Another reason for caution is that the report treats London as a single entity. Times, Sunday Times (2006)A distinct legal entity from the freelance worker. Times, Sunday Times (2011)It can therefore be argued that "rural land-use planning "as a distinct entity does not really exist. Cloke, Paul J (ed) Rural Land-Use Planning in Developed Nations (1989)The 320 million of annual cost savings pencilled for the combined entity would represent a decent chunk of added value. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Are you saying that the legal entity of a school doesn't matter when it comes to its culture being effective? Christianity Today (2000)Although a corporation was a legal entity distinct from its members, it was only capable of acting by its agents. Times, Sunday Times (2014)We think that the combined entity will be the best placed in the sector, with the best management team as well. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Yes, it could be sued but it wasn't a legal entity. Times, Sunday Times (2013)In the Middle Ages a manor was a legal and judicial entity through which justice was administered. Times, Sunday Times (2009)

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Translations for 'entity'

British English: entity NOUN
An entity is something that exists separately from other things and has a clear identity of its own.
...the earth as a living entity.

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