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Which of the following is an electron pair donor?

A
Bronsted-Lowery acid
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Arrhenius acid
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C
Lewis acid
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D
Bronsted-Lowery base
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E
Lewis base
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Solution

The correct option is D Lewis base
In the Lewis definitions of acids and bases, a Lewis acid is defined as an electron pair 'acceptor', which will acquire an electron pair. A Lewis base is anything that gives electron pair.
Hence, electron pair donor is Lewis base.

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