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A '''carboxylatecarboxylateeee''' is a [[Salt (chemistry)|salt]] or [[ester]] of a [[carboxylic acid]].
''Carboxylate salts'' have the general formula M(RCOO)<sub>''n''</sub>, where M is a metal and ''n'' is 1,&nbsp;2,...; ''carboxylate esters'' have the general formula RCOOR′. R and R′ are organic groups; R′&nbsp;≠&nbsp;H.
 
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