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English definition of “benzoic acid”

benzoic acid

noun [U]     /benˌzəʊ.ɪkˈæs.ɪd/ US  /-ˌzoʊ-/ specialized
a clear substance found in various resins and berries , used in food preservatives , medical and cosmetic products , etc.Specific chemicals, chemical compounds and gasesSubstances and structures in the bodyTypes of chemical
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