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enolize

[ een-l-ahyz ]
/ 藞in l藢a瑟z /
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verb (used with or without object), e路no路lized, e路no路liz路ing.Chemistry.
to convert into an enol or enolate.
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Also especially British, e路no路lise .

Origin of enolize

First recorded in 1935鈥40; enol + -ize

OTHER WORDS FROM enolize

e路no路liz路a路ble, adjectivee路no路li路za路tion, noun

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