legal entity

Definition of "legal entity"
  1. A legal entity is a body such as a corporation or labor union that, under the law, possesses rights and responsibilities, notably including the ability to initiate or be targeted in a lawsuit
How to use "legal entity" in a sentence
  1. The tech company, as a legal entity, was sued for its problematic data privacy policies.
  2. As a legal entity, the labor union filed a case against the corporation for violation of employment rights.
  3. Due to their status as legal entities, nonprofit organizations can enter into contracts and legal agreements.

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