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electronegativity

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  • noun the tendency, or a measure of the ability, of an atom or molecule to attract electrons and thus form bonds

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  • noun (chemistry) the tendency of an atom or radical to attract electrons in the formation of an ionic bond

Etymologies

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electro- +‎ negativity

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