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Main Entry: 1inĚstance
Pronunciation: primarystressin(t)-stschwan(t)s
Function: noun
1 : 1REQUEST 1 <entered the writing contest at the instance of her teacher>
2 : EXAMPLE 3 <an instance of rare courage>
3 : a particular point or step in an action or process <in the first instance>
- for instance : as an example <big dogs, like German shepherds, for instance>

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