mention mention  /ˈmɛn ʃən/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a remark that calls attention to something or someone
  2. (n) a short note recognizing a source of information or of a quoted passage
  3. (n) an official recognition of merit
  4. (v) make reference to
  5. (v) make mention of
  6. (v) commend

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. When she did mention human rights, it was in the broad context of international relations, rather than specific criticism of China's record.
  2. PTI did not mention that I appear on campuses by invitation of students, and that I am, I rather think, the most in demand of all campus lecturers at my outrageous fee.
  3. Yet one mention of her detractors is enough to energize her.

News

  1. United Technical Center Holds Summer Academy

    Mention summer school, and most of us think of students who have fallen behind in their academics. But that it not necessarily the case at one Clarksburg school.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: WBOY Clarksburg

  2. BHS softball players earn second team, honorable mention honors

    Two Bogalusa Lady Jacks were second-team all-district selections for 8-3A, while another was an all-district honorable mention.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Daily News

  3. Calvin Dryer is honorable mention All-Conference

    Calvin Dryer of the Buffalo baseball team was selected honorable mention All-Conference in the Central Ozark Conference small division. Dryer has signed to play baseball for Northwest Arkansas Communi
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Buffalo Reflex

Quotes

  1. "Millions of people worldwide saw it was a blatant double hand ball, not to mention a double offside," Ahern said. "We should put the powers that be in the cozy world of FIFA on the spot and demand a replay."
    on Nov 19, 2009 By: Dermot Ahern Source: New York Times

  2. "I'm extremely professional in everything that I do on and off the court," Venus said. "I contribute my best in my sport and I also have a ton of respect for myself and my family. So any mention of that is extremely disrespectful for who I...
    on Jul 3, 2008 By: Venus Williams Source: USA Today

  3. "If Al Qaeda bothers to mention Iraq it's because they want to achieve their objectives in Iraq, which is to drive us out and to develop a safe haven. And the reason they want a safe haven is to launch attacks against America, or any other...
    on Sep 8, 2007 By: President Bush Source: FOXNews

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