AskDefine | Define instantiation

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instantiation n : a representation of an idea in the form of an instance of it; "how many instantiations were found?"

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  1. something instantiated; an instance

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Instantiation or instance may be
  • Philosophy:
instantiation in German: Instanz
instantiation in French: Instance
instantiation in Japanese: インスタンス化
instantiation in Norwegian: Instans
instantiation in Swedish: Instans
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