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Relating to both addition and elimination; compare 7, elimination; (rare).
An addition reaction followed by the elimination of a small species such as water from the product; an instance of this; compare condensation; frequently attributive.
Early 20th century.
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.