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enolize

[een-l-ahyz] /ˈin lˌaɪz/
verb (used with object), verb (used without object), enolized, enolizing. Chemistry
1.
to convert into an enol or enolate.
Also, especially British, enolise.
Origin
1935-1940
1935-40; enol + -ize
Related forms
enolizable, adjective
enolization, noun
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