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en·ti·ty

(en'ti-tē),
An independent thing; that which contains in itself all the conditions essential to individuality; that which forms of itself a complete whole; medically, denoting a separate and distinct disease or condition.
[L. ens (ent-), being, pres. p. of esse, to be]

entity

(ĕn′tĭ-tē) [L. ens, being]
1. A thing existing independently, containing in itself all the conditions necessary to individuality.
2. Something that forms a complete whole, denoting a distinct condition or disease.

en·ti·ty

(en'ti-tē)
Independent thing; that which contains in itself all conditions essential to individuality.
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Since the start of this year, BIS has added numerous entities, mostly in China, to the Entity List, including Huawei Technologies Co.
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In accordance with FIN 48, all entities must first determine whether it is more likely than not that a tax position, based solely on technical merits, will be sustained upon examination.
A five to 10-year period is common, but some government entities require less than a year of service.
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It is generally recognized that the model deviates from normal business models in that it promotes a unique breakeven bottom line, whereas commercial entities strive to maximize profits.
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The ADA law and its enforcement are complaint-driven, so Title II entities are subject to investigation at any time to resolve complaints.
As health insurance premiums have risen at double-digit rates in recent years, employers and individuals who have sought to purchase more affordable coverage have fallen prey to certain entities that may offer attractively priced premiums but do not fulfill the expectations of those buying health insurance.
The amendments to the HIPAA privacy rule grant breathtakingly broad and unprecedented powers to both private corporations and government entities to collect and amass the individual medical data of every person in the United States.