Definition of benzoate in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈbɛnzəʊeɪt


  • A salt or ester of benzoic acid.
    More example sentences
    • Sodium benzoate is the sodium salt of benzoic acid.
    • In an Australian study, CFS patients eliminated wheat, milk, benzoates, nitrites, nitrates, and food colorings and other additives from their diet.
    • Benzyl benzoate is irritant and not recommended for children.

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