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English definition of “catalysis”

catalysis

noun [U] uk   /kəˈtæl.ə.sɪs/ specialized us  
the process of making a chemical reaction happen more quickly by using a catalystPhysical and chemical processes
catalytic
adjective uk   /kæt.əˈl.ɪ.tɪk/ us    /kæt̬.əˈl.ɪ.t̬ɪk/
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