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[broh-muh-neyt] /ˈbroʊ məˌneɪt/
verb (used with object), brominated, brominating. Chemistry
to treat or combine with bromine; bromate.
Origin of brominate
1870-75; bromine + -ate1
Related forms
bromination, noun Unabridged
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  • Chlorination of the well water containing bromide ions could brominate organic compounds.
British Dictionary definitions for brominate


to treat or react with bromine Also bromate
Derived Forms
bromination, noun
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brominate in Medicine

brominate bro·mi·nate (brō'mə-nāt')
v. bro·mi·nat·ed, bro·mi·nat·ing, bro·mi·nates
To combine with bromine or with a compound containing bromine.

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