mention noun

ADJ. brief, passing | special | earliest, first The earliest mention of the village is in a 16th-century manuscript.

VERB + MENTION deserve My cousin deserves a mention for all his hard work. | get, receive His professor gets a mention in the acknowledgements. | make Special mention must be made of Yuki Yamagishi's wonderful performance as the doctor. | hear I've heard no mention of a salary increase this year.

PREP. at the ~ of At the very mention of his name, Kate started shaking with fright.