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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
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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
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