acetic acid Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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acetic acidnoun [U]

uk   /əˌsiː.tɪkˈæs.ɪd/  us   /-t̬ɪk-/
a ​clear acid with a ​strongsmell, ​found in vinegar
(Definition of acetic acid from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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in Chinese (Simplified) 乙酸,醋酸…
in Chinese (Traditional) 乙酸,醋酸…
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