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adjective American English pronunciation: mental /ˈment(ə)l/
  1. 1
    [only before noun] existing in the mind

    It is clear that mental activity does not stop when we're asleep.

    mental picture/image:

    I had a complete mental picture of the building I wanted to create.

    1. b.
      relating to the health of the mind, or illnesses of the mind

      mental health problems

      He suffered a complete mental collapse.

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 American English pronunciation: mentally  adverb

He was in good health both physically and mentally.

mentally ill

food rave

a very large party where people eat, sell or share many different types of food, usually held outside or in a large public building

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a man … whose achievements may have been overestimated because he belonged to the gender and ethnic group … that was dominant at the time

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