What is an electrophile?

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See electrophile word is made up by the joining of two words “electro+phile.

Electro means the “electron “

and phile means “loving”

in short the electrophile is electron loving specie or attacking reagent that attacks only on the part of molecule with high electron density.

For example :-

H+ , H3O+ , NH4+   and BF3 etc

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