Meaning of halogenate

hal•o•gen•ate

Pronunciation: (hal'u-ju-nāt", hā'lu-), [key]
— -at•ed, -at•ing.
  1. to treat or combine with a halogen.
  2. to introduce a halogen into (an organic compound).
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