Electronegative meaning

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Having a negative electric charge.
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Tending to attract electrons to form a chemical bond.
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Capable of acting as a negative electrode.
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Having a negative electrical charge; tending to move to the positive electrode, or anode, in electrolysis.
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Having the ability to attract electrons, esp. in forming a chemical bond.
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An electronegative substance.
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Tending to attract electrons and to form a negative ion. Nonmetals are generally electronegative.
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Having a negative electric charge.
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Capable of acting as a negative electrode.
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Having a negative electric charge.
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(chemistry) Tending to attract electrons to form a chemical bond.
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Origin of electronegative