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Entity may refer to:
- Entity, a unit
- a part of an entity–relationship model or diagram
- Character entity reference in HTML, XML or SGML
- Entity (netlabel), a Belgian netlabel specialising in experimental electronic music
- Entity class, in computer programming a class that represents a thing.
- The Entity, the espionage agency of the Vatican City.
- "Entity" (Stargate SG-1), an episode of the television series Stargate SG-1
- The Entity, a 1981 horror film
- The Entity (Anderson), a science fiction story by Poul Anderson and John Gergen
- "The Entity" (South Park), an episode of the television series South Park
- Ion (DC Comics), Parallax (comics), and five other related beings in DC comics, associated with the Lanterns Corps of the Blackest Night storyline. See White Lantern#Entity.
- Entity (2013 film), a horror film based on the Slender Man.
- Entity (2012 film), a supernatural thriller film
- In a system, an entity refers to a component.
- A DBMS entity is either a thing in the modeled world or a drawing element in an ERD.
- In SUMO, Entity is the root node and stands for the universal class of individuals.
- In VHDL, entity is the keyword for defining a new object.
- A SGML entity is an abbreviation for some expanded piece of SGML text.
- An open systems architecture entity is an active routine within a layer.
- In computer games and game engines, entity is a dynamic object such as a non-player character or item.
- In HTML, entity is a code snippet (i.e.: "®" for "Registered Trademark") which is interpreted by web browsers to display special characters. See List of XML and HTML character entity references.
- In business, an entity is a person, department, team, corporation, cooperative, partnership, or other group with whom it is possible to conduct business.
- In law, a legal entity is an entity that is capable of bearing legal rights and obligations, such as a natural person or an artificial person (e.g. a business entity or a corporate entity).
- In politics, entity is used as term for territorial regions, e.g. Bosnia and Herzegovina, Zionist Entity (Israel)
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