natural person

noun
: a human being as distinguished in law from an artificial or juristic person

extended to corporations the rights and immunities guaranteed to natural persons — G.W.Johnson

— compare corporation 3

* * *

Law.
See under person (def. 11).

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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