Nucleophilic



[noo-klee-uh-fil-ik, nyoo-] /ˌnu kli əˈfɪl ɪk, ˌnyu-/

adjective, Chemistry.
1.
of or relating to electron contribution in covalent bonding (opposed to ).
/ˌnjuːklɪəʊˈfɪlɪk/
adjective
1.
(chem) having or involving an affinity for positive charge. Nucleophilic reagents (nucleophiles) are molecules, atoms, and ions that behave as electron donors Compare electrophilic

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