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A salt, ester, or anion of benzoic acid.
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(ˈbɛnzəʊˌeɪt; -ɪt)
(Elements & Compounds) any salt or ester of benzoic acid, containing the group C6H5COO– or the ion C6H5COO. Systematic name: benzenecarboxylate
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(ˈbɛn zoʊˌeɪt, -ɪt)

a salt or ester of benzoic acid.
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Noun1.benzoate - any salt or ester of benzoic acid
benzoate of soda, sodium benzoate - a white crystalline salt used as a food preservative and antiseptic
salt - a compound formed by replacing hydrogen in an acid by a metal (or a radical that acts like a metal)
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n benzoato
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