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Dictionary definition for: Mention

1. (n) a remark that calls attention to something or someone; "she made frequent mention of her promotion" "there was no mention of it" "the speaker made several references to his wife"

2. (v) make reference to; "His name was mentioned in connection with the invention"

3. (n) a short note recognizing a source of information or of a quoted passage; "the student''s essay failed to list several important citations" "the acknowledgments are usually printed at the front of a book" "the article includes mention of similar clinical

4. (v) make mention of; "She observed that his presentation took up too much time" "They noted that it was a fine day to go sailing"

5. (n) an official recognition of merit; "although he didn''t win the prize he did get special mention"

6. (v) commend; "he was cited for his outstanding achievements"

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