benzoylate

transitive verb
ben·​zo·​yl·​ate | \ ˈben-zō-ə-ˌlāt, ˌben-ˈzō- \
-ed/-ing/-s

Definition of benzoylate

: to introduce benzoyl into (a compound)

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Other Words from benzoylate

benzoylation \ ˌben-​(ˌ)zō-​ə-​ˈlā-​shən \ noun, plural -s

History and Etymology for benzoylate

benzoyl + -ate

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benzoyl acetyl peroxide

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benzoyl chloride

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“Benzoylate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/benzoylate. Accessed 1 Aug. 2021.

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