instance

Instance is part of the Academic Word List. It is important for students in college and university.

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NounEdit

Singular
instance

Plural
instances

  1. An instance of something is a time or situation when it happens.
    In this particular instance, the computer was the problem, not the user.
    There have been many instances of cheating that were not caught.

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