how to pronounce mentor


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mentor is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of mentor in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… since his time as a mentor we have a we …”

meanings of mentor


  1. A wise and trusted counselor or teacher.


  1. To act as someone's mentor.


  1. Odysseus's trusted counselor. He was assigned the responsibility of raising Odysseus's son Telemachus while Odysseus was away fighting in Troy.

mentor frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word mentor occurs in english on average 9.4 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics mentor can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that mentor can be often used in the following areas:

1) business and work;

2) education, science, and technology;

3) people, society, and culture;

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