mention

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mention is one of the 1000 most common headwords.
mention

Pronunciation[change]

Verb[change]

Plain form
mention

Third-person singular
mentions

Past tense
mentioned

Past participle
mentioned

Present participle
mentioning

  1. (transitive) If you mention something, you say it or talk about it, but only very briefly.
    Father Poole became very excited when I mentioned your name.
    As I have already mentioned, I had never tried skiing before.
    The problem is not mentioned in any of the books.
    He mentioned that she would probably be there.
    Did you mention the changes to Susan?
    Now that you mention it, I do have another key under the mat.
    "Thank you for your help!" "Oh, don't mention it. It was nothing."

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Noun[change]

Singular
mention

Plural
mentions

  1. (countable) A mention of something, is when somebody mentions it.
    Kavanagh's book makes no mention of Katherine's name.
    The economy received only the briefest of mentions in the speech.