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tr.v. men·tioned, men·tion·ing, men·tions
To speak or write about, especially briefly or incidentally: I mentioned your idea during the conversation. She mentioned that she was going to be five minutes late.
1. The act or an instance of mentioning something: He made no mention of the incident in his report. There was a mention of the play in the local newspaper.
2. A statement or citation of honor or appreciation: Sponsors were given a special mention during the opening ceremony.
not to mention
In addition to; as well as.

[From Middle English mencioun, reference, from Old French, from Latin mentiō, mentiōn-; see men- in Indo-European roots.]

men′tion·a·ble adj.
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Then Newman reflected that these are mighty mysteries, that possibly he himself was indeed that baleful and barely mentionable thing, a cynic, and that his manner of considering the treasures of art and the privileges of life was probably very base and immoral.
Meanwhile, by an arrangement with leading booksellers, Johnson had entered on the largest, and, as it proved, the decisive, work of his life, the preparation of his 'Dictionary of the English Language.' The earliest mentionable English dictionary had appeared as far back as 1604,
It is mentionable that three people were killed and five soldiers injured in a clash between security forces and Pashtun PTM protesters on 26 May this year in North Waziristan.
It is also mentionable that this event is an important part of Punjab Talent Hunt programme, which has targeted to explore new talent of football refereeing and players.'
Mentionable, Walton declares a fresh offer for its fridge customers with the title of 'Who would be today's millionaire' centering the upcoming Eid-ul-Azha.
But, today, the chant of "Modi, Modi," is entirely gratuitous, for, Modi who has not won any mentionable laurels for his country.
It is mentionable that last month team of high ranking office
It is mentionable that last month team of high ranking office bearers of CPSP visited Lahore General Hospital where the facilities were found up to mark after that this affiliation was awarded.
A few mentionable names are as given below: Shed Long: Long currently holds a .250 average with one homerun and four RBIs.
About the services being provided by UVAS, he said diagnostics facilities, vaccine production, 247 clinical and extension services and consultancy, advisory framework were among the mentionable services.
Sadia Rashid, President, Shura Hamdard Pakistan while addressing the meeting said that the progress and development, made by Pakistan in first two decades of her history, was no doubt praiseworthy as South Korea had copied Pakistan's 'Five years Development Plan' and made mentionable progress.
Mentionable in this context is the romantic drama surrounding the painter Nancy Sharp, an important figure in the London art scene, who was caught in a love triangle with the explorers Auden and Spender.