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  • n. An organisation or a group of people who have (some of) the legal rights and responsibilities of an individual under the law.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. an individual or group that is allowed by law to take legal action, as plaintiff or defendent. It may include natural persons as well as fictitious persons (such as corporations).

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