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Word Of Day: mentee

Wiktionary

Etymology:

Back-formation from mentor. Although mentor comes from Ancient Greek Μέντωρ (Mentōr), the name of a mythological figure, it was reanalyzed as terminating in the Latinate suffix -tor (“doer”), leading to a form using the corresponding suffix -ee (“one who has an action done upon them”).

Synonyms:

protégé

Noun:

mentee (plural mentees) a person who is being mentored

Reference:

mentee






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