nucleophile(redirected from Ambident nucleophile)
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An electron-rich chemical compound or group that is attracted to nuclei and tends to donate or share electrons. Also called Lewis base.
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(Chemistry) chem a molecule, atom, or ion that behaves as an electron donor
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