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English verb: decarboxylate

1. decarboxylate (change) lose a carboxyl group


SamplesThe compound decarboxylated.


Pattern of useSomething ----s


Broader (hypernym)change


Verb groupdecarboxylate


Domain categorychemical science, chemistry

2. decarboxylate (change) remove a carboxyl group from (a chemical compound)


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)alter, change, modify


Verb groupdecarboxylate


Domain categorychemical science, chemistry









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