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entia

[en-shee-uh, -tee-uh] /ˈɛn ʃi ə, -ti ə/
noun
1.
plural of ens.

ens

[enz, ens] /ɛnz, ɛns/
noun, plural entia
[en-shee-uh, -tee-uh] /ˈɛn ʃi ə, -ti ə/ (Show IPA).
Metaphysics
1.
an existing or real thing; an entity.
Origin
< Latin ēns, present participle of esse to be
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British Dictionary definitions for entia

ens

/ɛnz/
noun (metaphysics) (pl) entia (ˈɛnʃɪə)
1.
being or existence in the most general abstract sense
2.
a real thing, esp as opposed to an attribute; entity
Word Origin
C16: from Late Latin, literally: being, from Latin esse to be
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ENS

  1. ensign
  2. ethylnorepinephrine
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