As an example, France is not bad (3,8)
I believe the answer is:
'as an example' is the definition.
(I've seen this before)
'france is not bad' is the wordplay.
'bad' indicates an anagram.
'franceisnot' with letters rearranged gives 'FOR INSTANCE'.
(Other definitions for for instance that I've seen before include "As an example" , "say" .)
I've seen this clue in the Evening Standard.
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