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benzoylate

[ben-zoh-uh-leyt, ben-zoh-] /ˈbɛn zoʊ əˌleɪt, bɛnˈzoʊ-/
verb (used with object), benzoylated, benzoylating. Chemistry
1.
to introduce the benzoyl group into (an organic compound).
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benzoylation, noun
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