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mentor

noun [C] uk   /ˈmen.tɔːr/ us    /-tɔːr/
a person who gives another person help and advice over a period of time and often also teaches them how to do their job
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TeachersGiving advicePeople who help or serve people professionallyHelpers and accomplices

mentor

verb [T] uk   /ˈmen.tɔːr/ us    /-tɔːr/
to help and give advice to someone who has less experience than you, especially in your jobGiving adviceEncouraging and urging onInspiration and inspiring
mentoring
noun [U] uk   us  
Giving adviceEncouraging and urging onInspiration and inspiring
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