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"mentality" in British English

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mentalitynoun [C usually singular]

uk   /menˈtæl.ə.ti/  us   /-t̬i/
(Definition of mentality from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"mentality" in American English

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mentalitynoun [U]

 us   /menˈtæl·ɪ·t̬i/
a person’s or group’s way of ​thinking about things: They ​buy everything on ​credit – they have this ​play now, ​paylater mentality.
(Definition of mentality from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"mentality" in Business English

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mentalitynoun [C, usually singular]

uk   us   /menˈtæləti/ (plural mentalities)
the particular way that a ​person or ​groupthinks about things: We need to end this credit-card mentality and ​startliving within our ​means.
(Definition of mentality from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “mentality”
in Chinese (Simplified) 心态,心性…
in Turkish zihniyet, mantalite…
in Russian склад ума…
in Chinese (Traditional) 心態,心性,思想方法…
in Polish mentalność…
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