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carbanion

[kahr-ban-ahy-uh n, -on] /kɑrˈbænˌaɪ ən, -ɒn/
noun
1.
an organic ion containing a negatively charged carbon atom (opposed to carbonium ion).
Origin of carbanion
1933
1933; carb- + anion
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carbanion

/kɑːˈbænaɪən/
noun
1.
(chem) a negatively charged organic ion in which most of the negative charge is localized on a carbon atom Compare carbonium ion
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