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instance

noun case, case in point, clarification, demonstration, elucidation, embodiment, ensample, exemplar, exemplification, exemplum, frame of referrnce, illustration, model, paradigm, representative, repreeentative selection, sample, specimen, type
Associated concepts: first instance, special instance, specific instance
See also: appeal, call, case, detail, evidence, example, exemplify, expression, illustrate, illustration, manifestation, occasion, occurrence, particular, quote, sample, situation, specify, specimen

instance

in Scottish civil procedure, the part of an initial writ that specifies the names and designations of the parties to an action. See also COURT OF FIRST INSTANCE.

COURT, INSTANCE. One of the branches of the English admiralty is called an instance court. Vide Instance Court.

INSTANCE, civil and French law. It signifies, generally, all sorts of actions and judicial demands. Dig. 44, 7, 58.

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