Meaning of “instance” - Learner’s Dictionary

instance

noun uk us /ˈɪnstəns/
for instance

B1 for example:

Many teenagers earn money, for instance by babysitting or cleaning cars.

[ C ] an example of a particular type of event, situation, or behaviour:

There have been several instances of violence in the school.

(Definition of “instance” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)