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instancenoun [C]

 us   /ˈɪn·stəns/
a ​particularsituation, ​event, or ​fact: There were several instances of ​computerfailure before we got the ​system to ​workproperly. Usually this ​kind of ​skincondition is caused by a ​foodallergy, but in this instance it may be caused by the ​medicine you are taking. Can you ​tell us a little about ​yourbackground? For instance (= As an ​example), where were you ​born?
(Definition of instance from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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instancenoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈɪn.stəns/
C1 a ​particularsituation, ​event, or ​fact, ​especially an ​example of something that ​happensgenerally: There have been several instances ofviolence at the ​school. I don't usually ​side with the ​management, but in this instance I ​agree with what they're saying.
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instanceverb [T]

uk   us   /ˈɪn.stəns/ UK formal
to give something as an ​example: She ​argued the need for ​legalreform and instanced several ​recentcases with ​grosslyunfairverdicts.
(Definition of instance from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “instance”
in Korean 사례…
in Arabic مَثل…
in Malaysian contoh…
in French exemple…
in Russian пример, случай…
in Chinese (Traditional) 實例, 情況…
in Italian esempio, caso…
in Turkish örnek, vaka…
in Polish przykład…
in Spanish ejemplo…
in Vietnamese ví dụ…
in Portuguese caso…
in Thai กรณี…
in German das Beispiel…
in Catalan cas…
in Japanese 実例…
in Chinese (Simplified) 实例, 情况…
in Indonesian contoh…
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