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Entity Subtype

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Entity Subtype - definition(s)

Entity subtype - A specialised subset of occurrences of a more general entity type, having one or more different attributes or relationships not inherent in the other occurrences of the generalised entity type. For example, an hourly employee will have different attributes from a salaried employee, such as hourly pay rate and monthly salary.

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Source: Larry English, External, 24-Jan-2009 10:57

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