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benzoic acidnoun [U]

uk   /benˌzəʊ.ɪkˈæs.ɪd/  us   /-ˌzoʊ-/ specialized
a ​clearsubstancefound in ​various resins and berries, used in ​food preservatives, ​medical and cosmeticproducts, etc.
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