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Acid chlorides react with two moles of ammonia to give the primary amide and ammonium chloride.

This acylation reaction involves nucleophilic addition to the carbonyl function followed by elimination. The overall effect is nucleophilic substitution.

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Interaction, Reaction, Process defined as:
British A-Level Chemistry: A2
Substitution: Addition-followed-by Elimination
Substitution: Nucleophilic @ Acyl-Nfg

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