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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Entity  \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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