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01. Our planet can be viewed as a living [entity] that we are slowly poisoning through pollution.
02. All the old houses on the street are being sold as a single [entity] for commercial development of the land.
03. The Soviet Union as a political [entity] ceased to exist in the late 1980s.
04. In the theory of relativity, space and time are not viewed as separate [entities].
05. The traditional viewpoint of the family [entity] typically describes it as consisting of two parents of the opposite sex with one or more children.
06. Does your concept of God see him or her as an actual physical [entity]?
07. In the Christian religion, God is often portrayed as a rather fatherly [entity].
08. Some universities believe that academic and athletic [entities] are of equal importance.
09. Some UFO buffs believe that a military surgeon performed an autopsy on an alien [entity] at a secret location in the U.S. a few years ago.
10. The native culture of North America is often perceived as a single [entity], without distinction as to nations, languages and customs.
11. Corporations are legally created [entities] which allow people to establish organizations while minimizing their personal liabilities.
12. History shows that states are unstable [entities], usually collapsing as a result of internal conflict or external invasion.
13. William of Okham repeated the old philosophical viewpoint that [entities] should not be multiplied unnecessarily. No more things should be presumed to exist than are absolutely necessary.
14. In scientific terms, the total of all life on earth can be viewed as a single [entity].
15. Among the patrons of music in the 1600s and 1700s could be found popes, emperors, kings of England and Spain and rulers of smaller Italian and German [entities].

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