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Meaning of “mentor” in the English Dictionary

"mentor" in British English

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(Definition of mentor from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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mentornoun [C]

 us   /ˈmen·tɔr, -tər/
an ​experienced and ​trustedperson who gives another ​personadvice and ​help, esp. ​related to ​work or ​school, over a ​period of ​time
mentoring
noun [U]  us   /ˈmen·tər·ɪŋ/
The ​students' ​chances can be ​improved with more ​studying, mentoring, and ​intensivereview.
(Definition of mentor from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"mentor" in Business English

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mentornoun [C]

uk   /ˈmentɔːr/  us   /ˈmentər/ HR, WORKPLACE
a ​person with ​experience in a ​job who ​supports and ​advises someone with less ​experience to ​help them ​develop in their ​work: He ​acted as a business mentor to many young ​aspiringentrepreneurs.
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mentorverb [T]

uk   /ˈmentɔːr/  us   /ˈmentər/
to ​support and ​advise someone with less ​experience to ​help them ​develop in their ​work: The ​programme was set up to ​train and mentor small-business ​entrepreneurs.
(Definition of mentor from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “mentor”
in Chinese (Simplified) 导师,指导者…
in Turkish akıl hocası, danışman…
in Russian наставник…
in Chinese (Traditional) 導師,指導者,顧問…
in Polish mentor/ka…
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