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mention

verb

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(Entry 1 of 2)

1 to make reference to or speak about briefly but specifically
  • you only mentioned in passing some of your accomplishments

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2 to give as an example
  • mentioned several legal precedents in support of her argument

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mention

noun

Synonyms of mention (Entry 2 of 2)

a formal recognition of an achievement or praiseworthy deed
  • received a special mention for her submission to the exhibition of local artists

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The first known use of mention was in the 14th century

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“Mention.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/mention. Accessed 23 Sep. 2021.

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