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tr.v. al·kyl·at·ed, al·kyl·at·ing, al·kyl·ates
To add one or more alkyl groups to (a compound).

al′kyl·a′tion (-kə-lā′shən) n.
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vb (tr)
to bring (an alkyl group) into a compound
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(ˈæl kəˌleɪt)

v.t. -at•ed, -at•ing.
to introduce an alkyl group into (a compound).
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