entity

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entity that exists only abstractly abstract entity
semantic role of an entity that is not the agent but is directly involved in or affected by the happening denoted by the verb in the clause affected role , patient , patient role
semantic role of the animate entity that instigates or causes the happening denoted by the verb in the clause agent , agentive role
living (or once living) entity animate thing , living thing
abstraction belonging to or characteristic of an entity attribute
group of persons associated by some common tie or occupation and regarded as an entity body
any entity that produces an effect or is responsible for events or results causal agency , causal agent , cause
general term for the research activity that creates a copy of some biological entity (a gene or organism or cell) cloning
artifact that is one of the individual parts of which a composite entity is made up; especially a part that can be separated from or attached to a system component , constituent , element
doctrine that the application of a general term to various objects indicates the existence of a mental entity that mediates the application conceptualism
thing constructed; a complex entity constructed of many parts construction , structure
relation of constraint of one entity (thing or person or group) by another control
maximum borrowing power of a governmental entity debt ceiling , debt limit
phenomenon located at a single point in space-time; the fundamental observational entity in relativity theory event
hypothetical description of a complex entity or process framework , model , theoretical account
political entity in Europe that began with the papal coronation of Otto I as the first emperor in 962 and lasted until 1806 when it was dissolved by Napoleon Holy Roman Empire
distinct personality of an individual regarded as a persisting entity identity , individuality , personal identity
semantic role of the entity (usually inanimate) that the agent uses to perform an action or start a process instrument , instrumental role
review by a court of law of actions of a government official or entity or of some other legally appointed person or body or the review by an appellate court of the decision of a trial court judicial review
bankrupt entity, settle affairs of liquidate
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