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[ih-lek-troh-neg-uh-tiv] /ɪˌlɛk troʊˈnɛg ə tɪv/

adjective, Physical Chemistry.
containing ; tending to migrate to the positive pole in electrolysis.
assuming potential when in contact with a dissimilar substance.
the state of being electronegative
a measure of the ability of a specified atom to attract electrons in a molecule
having a negative electric charge
(of an atom, group, molecule, etc) tending to gain or attract electrons and form negative ions or polarized bonds Compare electropositive

electronegative e·lec·tro·neg·a·tive (ĭ-lěk’trō-něg’ə-tĭv)



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