mentor


mentor
mentor men‧tor [ˈmentɔː ǁ -tɔːr] noun [countable] HUMAN RESOURCES
an experienced person who gives advice to less experienced people to help them in their work:

• He now runs his own company and is a mentor to other young entrepreneurs.

— mentoring noun [uncountable] :

• She believes that companies should create programs to encourage mentoring and career development.

— mentor verb [transitive] :

• Only one of the four trainees she mentored last year has found a permanent post.

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mentor UK US /ˈmentɔːr/ US  /ˈmentər/ noun [C] HR, WORKPLACE
a person with experience in a job who supports and advises someone with less experience to help them develop in their work: »

He acted as a business mentor to many young aspiring entrepreneurs.

See also MENTEE(Cf. mentee)
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mentor UK US /ˈmentɔːr/ US  /ˈmentər/ verb [T]
to support and advise someone with less experience to help them develop in their work: »

The programme was set up to train and mentor small-business entrepreneurs.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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