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Secondary Benzylic Carbocation

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  • A secondary (2º) benzylic carbocation is a benzylic carbocation in which the benzylic carbon bearing the formal charge of +1 is a secondary carbon.

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    See also primary benzylic carbocation and tertiary benzylic carbocation.