Definition of acetification in English:

acetification

noun

  • The conversion of alcohol into acetic acid, as in the manufacture of vinegar; this reaction as a cause of deterioration of alcoholic drinks.

Origin

Mid 18th century; earliest use found in Peter Shaw (1694–1763), physician and author. From classical Latin acētum acetum + -ification.

Pronunciation:

acetification

/əˌsɛtɪfɪˈkeɪʃn//əˌsiːtɪfɪˈkeɪʃn/