natural person

natural person
natural person n: a human being as distinguished from a person (as a corporation) created by operation of law compare juridical person, legal person

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

natural person
A human being; an actual person instead of an artificial entity such as a corporation.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.

natural person
a human being, as opposed to an artificial or legal person like a company.

Collins dictionary of law. . 2001.

natural person
A living, breathing human being, as opposed to a legal entity such as a corporation. Different rules and protections apply to natural persons and corporations, such as the Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination, which applies only to natural persons.
Category: Business, LLCs & Corporations → LLCs, Corporations, Partnerships, etc.

Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.

natural person
n. An actual person, as opposed to one created by a legal fiction (such as a corporation).

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.

natural person
   a real human being, as distinguished from a corporation, which is often treated at law as a fictitious person.

Law dictionary. . 2013.

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