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halogenate

[ hal-uh-juh-neyt, hey-luh- ]
/ 藞h忙l 蓹 d蕭蓹藢ne瑟t, 藞he瑟 l蓹- /
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verb (used with object), hal路o路gen路at路ed, hal路o路gen路at路ing.Chemistry.
to treat or combine with a halogen.
to introduce a halogen into (an organic compound).
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Origin of halogenate

First recorded in 1910鈥15; halogen + -ate1

OTHER WORDS FROM halogenate

hal路o路gen路a路tion [hal-uh-je-ney-shuhn, hal-oj-uh-], /藢h忙l 蓹 d蕭蓻藞ne瑟 蕛蓹n, h忙l藢蓲d蕭 蓹-/, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for halogenate

halogenate
/ (藞h忙l蓹d蕭蓹藢ne瑟t) /

verb
chem to treat or combine with a halogen

Derived forms of halogenate

halogenation, noun
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