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What Is the Meaning of the Suffix Ate?

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Suffix ate refers to resembling, characterized by and having. However, in the scientific field of chemistry the suffix ate means that the element has reacted with oxygen. For instance carbonate this is mix of carbon and oxygen.
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The suffix "ate" in general, means "to do" (Latin: to do, to make, to cause, or
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It depends on the oxidation state of the Sulfur or Nitrogen atom. More oxidized = "-ate/-ic" and the lower oxidation state is "-ite/-ous" There is an old chemistry
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