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formylate

[fawr-muh-leyt] /ˈfɔr məˌleɪt/
verb (used with object), formylated, formylating. Chemistry
1.
to introduce the formyl group into (an organic compound).
Origin
1930-1935
1930-35; formyl + -ate1
Related forms
formylation, noun
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