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chloric

[ klawr-ik, klohr- ]
/ ˈklɔr ɪk, ˈkloʊr- /
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adjective

of or containing chlorine in the pentavalent state.

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Origin of chloric

First recorded in 1800–10; chlor(ine) + -ic
pre·chlo·ric, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for chloric

chloric
/ (ˈklɔːrɪk) /

adjective

of or containing chlorine in the pentavalent state
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