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mentornoun [C]

us   /ˈmen·tɔr, -tər/
an experienced and trusted person who gives another person advice 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 intensive review.
(Definition of mentor from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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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 aspiring entrepreneurs.
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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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