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mention

noun     /ˈmen.ʃən/
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
(Definition of mention noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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