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mentor

noun [C] uk   /ˈmen.tɔːr/  us   /-tɔːr/
a person who gives a younger or less experienced person help and advice over a period of time, especially at work or school
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mentor

verb [T] uk   /ˈmen.tɔːr/  us   /-tɔːr/
to help and give advice to a younger or less experienced person, especially in a job or at school
mentoring
noun [U] uk   us  
The students' chances can be improved with more studying, mentoring, and intensive review.
Translations of “mentor”
in Chinese (Traditional) 導師,指導者,顧問…
in Russian наставник…
in Turkish akıl hocası, danışman…
in Chinese (Simplified) 导师,指导者…
in Polish mentor/ka…
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