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acylate

[as-uh-leyt] /ˈæs əˌleɪt/
verb (used with object), acylated, acylating. Chemistry.
1.
to introduce the acyl group into (a compound).
Origin of acylate
acyl + -ate1
Related forms
acylation, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for acylation

acylation

/ˌeɪsaɪˈleɪʃən/
noun
1.
the introduction into a chemical compound of an acyl group
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