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mention (n):
an official recognition of merit
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although he didn't win the prize he did get special mention
mention (n):
a short note recognizing a source of information or of a quoted passage
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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 cases

Related Words: acknowledgmentcitationcreditreference
mention (n):
a remark that calls attention to something or someone
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she made frequent mention of her promotion.
there was no mention of it.
the speaker made several references to his wife

Related Words: reference
mention (v):
make mention of
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She observed that his presentation took up too much time.
They noted that it was a fine day to go sailing

Related Words: noteobserveremark
mention (v):
commend
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he was cited for his outstanding achievements
Related Words: cite
mention (v):
make reference to
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His name was mentioned in connection with the invention
Related Words: citenamerefer
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Mirrors do everything we do, but they cannot think for themselves

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man-made devices have their limits, and cannot do everything humans can


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