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mentor

noun [C]    /ˈmen·tɔr, -tər/
an experienced and trusted person who gives another person advice and help, esp. related to work or school, over a period of time mentoring    /ˈmen·tər·ɪŋ/ noun [U] The students' chances can be improved with more studying, mentoring, and intensive review.
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