Synonyms for instance
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A precedent is an authoritative case, example, or instance. The communism of the early Christians in Jerusalem is a wonderful example or instance of Christian liberality, but not a precedent for the universal church through all time. Cases decided by irregular or unauthorized tribunals are not precedents for the regular administration of law. An obiter dictum is an opinion outside of the case in hand, which can not be quoted as an authoritative precedent. Compare CAUSE; EXAMPLE.
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Princeton's WordNet1.6 / 5 votes
case, instance, examplenoun
an occurrence of something
"it was a case of bad judgment"; "another instance occurred yesterday"; "but there is always the famous example of the Smiths"
deterrent example, type, font, object lesson, pillow slip, case, eccentric, pillowcase, guinea pig, lesson, fount, casing, exemplar, character, event, subject, example, cause, good example, causa, representative, slip, compositor's case, caseful, grammatical case, face, showcase, illustration, exercise, vitrine, display case, sheath, typeface, typesetter's case, model, lawsuit, suit, shell
example, illustration, instance, representativeverb
an item of information that is typical of a class or group
"this patient provides a typical example of the syndrome"; "there is an example on page 10"
representative, congressman, object lesson, good example, lesson, exemplar, case, example, voice, congresswoman, illustration, deterrent example, model, exemplification, interpreter, spokesperson, exercise
exemplify, illustrate, instanceverb
clarify by giving an example of
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No other job in the world could possibly dispossess one so completely as this job of teaching. You could stand all day in a laundry, for instance, still in possession of your mind. But this teaching utterly obliterates you. It cuts right into your being essentially, it takes over your spirit. It drags it out from where it would hide.
Never accept a meeting without a clear agenda and then ask how long they need, whatever amount of time is requested cut it in half! For instance, if someone asks for 30 minutes, give them 15. Start and stop your meeting on time, every time.
the repetitive use of a switch in this instance is the functional equivalent of a weapon, particularly in the hands of someone with the strength of an accomplished professional athlete.
Never enter into dispute or argument with another. I never yet saw an instance of one of two disputants convincing the other by argument. I have seen many on their getting warm, becoming rude and shooting one another.
Without Christ, sciences in every department are vain....The man who knows not God is vain, though he should be conversant with every branch of learning. Nay more, we may affirm this too with truth, that these choice gifts of God -- expertness of mind, acuteness of judgment, liberal sciences, and acquaintance with languages, are in a manner profaned in every instance in which they fall to the lot of wicked men.
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- φορά, περίπτωση, κρούσμα, περιστατικό, στιγµιότυποGreek
- ejemplo, casoSpanish
- juhtum, näideEstonian
- instanssi, tapaus, esimerkkiFinnish
- voorbeeld, voorvalDutch
- okazja, zdarzeniePolish
- ocorrência, ocasião, exemplo, instânciaPortuguese
- instanță, caz, ocazie, circumstanță, întâmplare, incident, exempluRomanian
- экземпля́р, инста́нция, приме́р, образе́ц, слу́чайRussian
- primjer, primjerakSerbo-Croatian
- trường hợpVietnamese
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