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mention

verb [T] uk   /ˈmen.ʃən/ us  
B1 to speak about something quickly, giving little detail or using few words: I'll mention your ideas to Jacinta. [+ (that)] He casually mentioned (that) he was leaving his job. [+ -ing verb] My wife mentioned seeing you the other day. [+ question word] Did she happen to mention whether she would be coming?Quoting and making references B1 to refer to something or someone: I promised never to mention the incident again. Did she mention me in her letter?Quoting and making references

mention

noun uk   /ˈmen.ʃən/ us  
B2 [C] a short remark or written statement: The story didn't even get a mention in the newspaper. When I ordered the catalogue, there was no mention of any payment.Remarks and remarkingExpressing and asking opinions [S] an occasion when something or someone is mentioned: Even the mention of her name makes him blush.Quoting and making references [C] an occasion when a person is publicly praised for having done something, such as their job, extremely well: At the awards ceremony, Chrissie Scott got/received a special mention for her reporting of the conflict.Praising and applaudingExaggerating and playing down
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