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mention

verb [T]     /ˈmen.ʃən/
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
(Definition of mention verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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