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ionnoun [C]

/ˈaɪ.ɒn/  us   /ˈaɪ.ɑːn/ specialized
an atom or small group of atoms that has an electrical charge because it has added or lost one or more electrons
ionic
adjective uk   /aɪˈɒn.ɪk/  us   /aɪˈɑː.nɪk/
ionic bonding

-ionsuffix

uk   / -ən/  us   / -ən/ (also -ation, also -ition)
(Definition of ion from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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ionnoun [C]

 us   /ˈɑɪˌɑn, -ən/
physics, chemistry an atom that has a positive or negative electrical charge as the result of adding or taking away an electron
(Definition of ion from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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