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English verb: acetylate

1. acetylate (change) receive substitution of an acetyl group


SamplesThe compounds acetylated.


Synonymsacetylise, acetylize


Pattern of useSomething ----s


Broader (hypernym)change


Domain categorychemical science, chemistry

2. acetylate (change) introduce an acetyl group into (a chemical compound)


Synonymsacetylise, acetylize


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)alter, change, modify


Domain categorychemical science, chemistry









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