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noun [C] uk   /ˈmɒl.ɪ.kjuːl/ us    /ˈmɑː.lɪ-/
the simplest unit of a chemical substance, usually a group of two or more atomsAtoms, molecules and sub-atomic particles
adjective uk   /məˈlek.jʊ.lər/ us    /-lɚ/
Atoms, molecules and sub-atomic particles
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