Definition of 'mention'
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She mentions in her book that she had a miscarriage and talks about being made redundant. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The footnotes deserve a special mention. Times, Sunday Times (2016)As long as they mention my name, it's good. The Sun (2016)I won't mention the name ; it was a long time ago. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We do not need to mention their names again. The Sun (2014)Not to mention get fit and have a nutritious meal. Times, Sunday Times (2007)His name is not mentioned in the book. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Although it was not shortlisted it did receive an honourable mention at the awards last month. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The display cases themselves deserve special mention. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The first thing mentioned by pastors who try to balance their preaching is content. Christianity Today (2000)Ask that your name is not mentioned in connection with any investigation. The Sun (2010)It must be because getting mentioned in the news keeps donations flowing. Times, Sunday Times (2015)He was too cunning to mention the work directly in the famous books he went on to write. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The fact that a car was in the lane for only a short period does not get a mention. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It has been a privilege to accompany those mentioned in this book on their journeys through their varied experiences of loss. Growing Through Loss and Grief (1994)He has not mentioned anyone by name but then he does not need to as he preaches this lesson in humility. Times, Sunday Times (2011)There were too many to mention. The Sun (2011)But a handful deserve honourable mentions. Times, Sunday Times (2014)This is almost a century before the first mention of cricket in a written record in England. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The tiny ad hadn't mentioned how many puppies there were. Times, Sunday Times (2009)That's not to mention booking airline tickets or seats to the theatre and making appointments on the move. The Sun (2012)Thirdly, you can tell a story that suggests and deals with the concern without mentioning it directly at all. Training with N.L.P. (1994) Special mention must go to Perch. The Sun (2012)
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Translations for 'mention'
British English: mention /ˈmɛnʃən/ VERB
If you mention something, you say something about it, usually briefly.
She did not mention her mother's absence.
- American English: mention
- Arabic: يَذْكُرُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: mencionar
- Chinese: 提及
- Croatian: spomenuti
- Czech: zmínit (se)
- Danish: nævne
- Dutch: vermelden
- European Spanish: mención
- Finnish: mainita
- French: mentionner
- German: erwähnen
- Greek: αναφέρω
- Italian: menzionare
- Japanese: 話に出す
- Korean: 언급하다
- Norwegian: nevne
- Polish: wspomnieć
- European Portuguese: mencionar
- Romanian: a menționa
- Russian: упоминать
- Spanish: mención
- Swedish: nämna
- Thai: กล่าวถึง
- Turkish: söz etmek
- Ukrainian: згадувати
- Vietnamese: đề cập
British English: mention NOUN
A mention is a reference to something or someone.
The statement made no mention of government casualties.
Definition of mention from the Collins English Dictionary
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