• Definition of mention

    • (n): an official recognition of merit; "although he didn''t win the prize he did get special mention"  
    • (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  
    • (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"  
    • (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"  
    • (v): commend; "he was cited for his outstanding achievements"  
    • (v): make reference to; "His name was mentioned in connection with the invention"  

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