Is it grammatically correct to construct a sentence with the word 'mention' as given below ? Secondly here does the word 'mention' use as a verb?

There is a specific mention regarding the fundamental rights in chapter 2 of the constitution.

  • Probably better like this "There is a specific mention of the fundamental rights ..." Jul 24, 2017 at 14:50
  • When you consulted your English language dictionary, what did it tell you about the noun mention and the verb mention? What did you not understand about the example sentences? Jul 24, 2017 at 22:55
  • Depends what you want to say. Can you include what you want the meaning to be? Jul 25, 2017 at 2:01

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The sentence is perfectly fine. As you can see from this Cambridge Dictionaries Online entry, "mention" can be used as a noun (as well as a verb):

mention noun

  1. a short remark or written statement

  2. an occasion when something or someone is mentioned

  3. an occasion when a person is publicly praised for having done something, such as their job, extremely well

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