Translation of instance in Spanish:

instance

ejemplo, n.

Pronunciation /ˈɪnstəns//ˈɪnst(ə)ns/

noun

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    • 1.1(example)

      ejemplo masculine
      to cite (but) a few instances por citar algún ejemplo
      • We collected some money so that when we found instances of real distress over matters other than food we had a fund that we were able to divide up.
      • Unfortunately there have been instances where buildings with important heritage have been lost to the community.
      • Barratt totally rejects the criticisms, saying that these were isolated instances which did not involve Barratt in this part of the country.
      • I collect instances of ‘like oh my god’ because it can be used to express so many different thoughts and emotions.
      • There are lines of communication and despite a few instances which might suggest otherwise, there's been a cordial relationship going on.
      • And are you aware of instances where China put pressure on Germany to prevent Taiwan's participation?
      • There are many instances where termination is important or necessary.
      • Last Wednesday I saw three such instances of this abuse, and it really is a matter that needs to be tackled head on by the council.
      • About three-quarters of all British cases occur as isolated instances rather than as epidemics.
      • PorkWatch says there are instances of imported pork and pork products being labelled in ways that might make shoppers think they are British.
      • As a result, in numerous instances, subscribers who requested cancellation continued to be charged monthly service fees.
      • Importantly, these instances show the direction of the road ahead.
      • If you want to collect instances of English for the feeble-minded, you have only to trawl the sports pages.
      • This issue is of minor importance in most instances of either pure hemorrhagic or hypovolemic shock.
      • There are instances of students continuing these courses even after the holidays out of sheer interest.
      • He said such instances continued to occur and just reinforced the importance of the battalion's mission in East Timor.
      • He recounts numerous instances of issuing false data, some, like the hamlet evaluation statistics, well known.
      • I posted numerous instances above of complete misunderstandings of how science operates.
      • Does this variation simply reflect, as Simmons seems to suggest, instances of policy failure?
      • This week, we'll be collecting instances of egregious liberal tunnel vision on the West Wing.

    • 1.2(case)

      caso masculine
      in this instance en este caso
      • (in UK) a court of first instance un tribunal de primera instancia
      • The NPA says there are also instances of imported pig products being labelled in a way that can cause shoppers to think they are British meat.
      • Needless to say, the availability of condoms matters little in these instances.
      • The detection in these instances is a matter of minutes, but most of these advanced devices are available only in the military.
      • It is also important in these instances to check for concomitant drug use, particularly drugs received over the counter.
      • At present perjury proceedings are difficult and complex in such instances.
      • This is one of those instances where the most important message is in between the lines and what has not been revealed could count just as much.
      • Having a good pre-shot routine can be, in some instances, even more important than having a good technique.
      • In these important instances therefore, he has the same parental status as a married father.
      • When amended versions of the two bills reached him, a few days later in both instances, he promptly signed them.
      • The board was unwilling to take on the powerful teacher union in many instances when it most mattered.
      • He added that the Council has never lost a case yet in instances where it has had to bring developers to court.
      • In many instances, a complex phenotype can be assessed continuously or discontinuously.
      • Of course, such superficialities shouldn't matter in this instance.
      • MscL activities increase with pressure and in both instances reach saturation.
      • In these instances, it is important that the change team take the trouble to identify all the processes in use and to assess their scope and integrity.
      • If so, why would the identity of the victim matter in this instance and not in others?
      • Likewise, there may be instances where a single heroic act may be its own sufficient justification.
      • In the first instance, take the matter of evaluation of the worth of a teacher.
      • In many instances, a single trial or set of trials will not be able to address all the issues of interest to both agencies.
      • In some instances, military means could be important, such as in the case of fighting the Taliban in Afghanistan.

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    (request)
    at the instance of sb,at sb's instance a instancias / a petición de algn

transitive verb

formal

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    (exemplify)
    to be instanced by quedar demostrado por
    • The bad faith of a majority of the left is instanced by four things (apart, that is, from mass demonstrations in favor of prolonging the life of a fascist government).
    • In a recent report, Amnesty instanced the case of a farmer from the Shan tribe forced to work by the military.
    • He also reminded them of the devastation that a single disease could cause by instancing the 30-40 million deaths brought about less than 100 years ago by influenza.
    • He instanced situations like car crashes, fires and drownings and said that in past few years they have had to deal with some traumatic situations.
    • Other delegates instanced names of people who would be eligible for membership of the IFA under the new rules, but who would have opposite views on several issues to those held by farming members.
    • He instanced the plight of a young lad who got planning permission for a site on his father's land near Rakestreet but could not get water.
    • But on the flip side could be instanced fleeting moments when rhythmic control was a little wayward and when ensemble unity was not quite perfect.
    • Mr McCarthy instanced the success of food companies, such as Kerry Group plc, Lee Strand Co-op, Tralee, and the Cadbury factory in Rathmore.
    • Marine leisure activities have some potential, however, as instanced by the new marina in Caherciveen.
    • Well, it's not actually illegal as instanced by the fact you can buy playing cards in the major stores.
    • Repeated in a new situation, the old formulations can often be misleading, as instanced by the examples of Baius and Jansenius in the seventeenth century.
    • This was a popular design for library bookcases in particular, as instanced by Plate 92 in the 1762 edition of Chippendale's Director.
    • He said he had seen a big improvement in the town during those years and instanced the number of houses that had been built, the new businesses that had opened and the general air of prosperity which now prevails.
    • He instanced one Dublin firm where 10 workers use eight vans.
    • He agreed that there were few houses being built in rural areas, and instanced the case of the man with the house on the mountainside.
    • Why are local authorities now playing down the scale of the problem (massively in my view) as instanced by their estimate of $30 million for repairs?
    • He also instanced his meeting with the 10 children who came from Chernobyl to spend a month in Castlebar with host families.
    • He instanced a number of Brazilian workers who were compelled to work for £100 less than their colleagues and a Romanian who was sacked because he returned home when his wife had a difficult pregnancy.
    • He instanced its failure to compel the Indian steel company to clean up the plant and site as a condition of the takeover in 1996.
    • He instanced a case of a woman who borrowed £500 from one of these to attend a funeral down the country.
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    (mention as example)
    citar (como ejemplo)
    mencionar (como ejemplo)