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Tue August 28, 2012 By: Rohit Acharya

which one is more acidic in nature alcohol or phenol

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Tue August 28, 2012
Phenols are more acidic then alcohols, becuase of the formation of phenoxide ion which is formed by the loss of proton.
The phenoxide ion is stablised by delocalisation of electrons in the ring.
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