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1. [DOLCE] An entity we can perceive or measure; qualities are particulars. Qualities inhere to entities: every entity (including qualities themselves) comes with certain qualities, which exist as long as the entity exists (WonderWeb Deliverable D18).
2. [BFO2.0] A specifically dependent continuant entity that has at least one independent continuant as its bearer, and whose instances can be realized (manifested, actualized, executed) in associated processes of specific correlated types in which the bearer participates [ Arp et al., 2015 ].
3. [Natural Language] A distinctive attribute or characteristic possessed by someone or something. (