Define: Business Entity

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Definition: Business Entity

Quick Summary of Business Entity

A business which exists independently of it’s owners.

What is the dictionary definition of Business Entity?

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Examples of Business Entity in a sentence

If you run your own company, you should consider setting up a limited liability business entity.

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Modern Language Association (MLA):
Business Entity. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd. November 22, 2019
Chicago Manual of Style (CMS):
Business Entity. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd. (accessed: November 22, 2019).
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Definition Sources

Definitions for Business Entity are sourced/syndicated from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

This glossary post was last updated: 23rd December 2018.