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1. A wise and trusted counselor or teacher.
2. Mentor Greek Mythology Odysseus's trusted counselor, in whose guise Athena became the guardian and teacher of Telemachus.
v. men·tored, men·tor·ing, men·tors
To serve as a trusted counselor or teacher, especially in occupational settings.
To serve as a trusted counselor or teacher to (another person).
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a wise or trusted adviser or guide
to act as a mentor to (someone); train
[C18: from Mentor]
(Classical Myth & Legend) the friend whom Odysseus put in charge of his household when he left for Troy. He was the adviser of the young Telemachus
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men•tor(ˈmɛn tɔr, -tər)
1. a wise and trusted counselor or teacher.
2. (cap.) (in the Odyssey) a loyal adviser of Odysseus entrusted with the education of Telemachus.v.i.
3. to act as a mentor.v.t.
4. to act as a mentor to.
[1740–50; « Greek]
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|Noun||1.||mentor - a wise and trusted guide and advisor|
sage - a mentor in spiritual and philosophical topics who is renowned for profound wisdom
|Verb||1.||mentor - serve as a teacher or trusted counselor; "The famous professor mentored him during his years in graduate school"; "She is a fine lecturer but she doesn't like mentoring"|
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noun guide, teacher, coach, adviser, tutor, instructor, counsellor, guru She has sacked her coach and mentor and is now relying on her father.
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mentor[ˈmentɔːʳ] N → mentor m
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
mentor[ˈmɛntɔːr] n → mentor m
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
n → Mentor(in) m(f)
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
mentor[ˈmɛntɔː] n → mentore m
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