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Phenol is more acidic than Alcohols. Why?

$\begin{array}{1 1} \text{(a) Phenol is more acidic than Alcohols because of loss of electrons} \\ \text{(b)Phenol is more acidic than alcohols due to stabilisation of phenoxide ion through resonance} \\ \text{(c) Phenol is more acidic than alcohols due to stabilisation of phenoxide ion through isomerism} \\ \text{(d) None of the above}\end{array} $

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Phenol is more acidic than alcohols due to stabilisation of phenoxide ion through resonance. Presence of electron withdrawing group increases the acidity of phenol by , stabilising phenoxide ion while presence of electron releasing group decreases the acidity of phenol by destabilising  phenoxide ion.

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