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mentor

noun [C]     /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 → Compare protégéTeachersGiving advicePeople who help or serve people professionallyHelpers and accomplices
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