mentorship

noun
men·​tor·​ship | \ ˈmen-ˌtȯr-ˌship How to pronounce mentorship (audio) , -tər- \

Definition of mentorship

: the influence, guidance, or direction given by a mentor Francie rides under the mentorship of Rodney Jenkins.— Ami Rosi The solution, they decided, was a two-year program welcoming adolescents into the community with equal doses of mentorship, Scripture and recreation.— Nathan Thornburgh Senior Senate women intentionally cultivate a collaborative spirit through social events and mentorship.— Jill Filipovic

First Known Use of mentorship

1848, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for mentorship

mentor entry 1 + -ship

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“Mentorship.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mentorship. Accessed 14 Jul. 2020.

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