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verb [transitive] mention pronunciation in British English /ˈmenʃ(ə)n/
Word Forms
present tense
present participlementioning
past tensementioned
past participlementioned
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  1. to say something during a conversation, but not discuss it much or give many details
    He didn’t mention her all evening.
    mention something to someone: I’ll mention it to her when I see her tomorrow.
    mention (that): Did I mention that I’ve got a new job?
    it is worth mentioning that: I think it’s worth mentioning that we did most of the work.
    1. a.
      to refer to something in a written document without giving many details
      The report mentions that the cost is higher than expected.
      mentioned above/below (=mentioned earlier or later in a document): The tests mentioned above were developed by doctors in Russia.


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