[ ih-lek-truh-fil-ik ]
/ ɪˌlɛk trəˈfɪl ɪk /
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OTHER WORDS FROM electrophilice·lec·tro·phil·i·cal·ly, adverb
Words nearby electrophilic
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British Dictionary definitions for electrophilic
/ (ɪˌlɛktrəʊˈfɪlɪk) /
chem having or involving an affinity for negative charge. Electrophilic reagents (electrophiles) are atoms, molecules, and ions that behave as electron acceptorsCompare nucleophilic
Derived forms of electrophilicelectrophile (ɪˈlɛktrəʊˌfaɪl), noun
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