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Definition of mentor noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

mentor

 noun
noun
NAmE//ˈmɛntɔr//
 
, NAmE//ˈmɛntər//
 
 
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an experienced person who advises and helps someone with less experience over a period of time She was a friend and mentor to many young actors. compare mentee
 
noun [uncountable] a mentoring program The point of the mentoring program is to empower young fathers with parenting skills.
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