​Does carboxylic group (R-COOH) have an ether bond? (R1-O-R1')?

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Please find below the solution of your asked query:

Ether is an organic compound with a pleasant smell. It is a highly flammable and colourless volatile liquid which has a functional group [-O-] in which an oxygen atom is linked with two alkyl groups or organic groups side by side i.e. R-O-R.
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While, Carboxylic acids are organic acids having functional group COOH.

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Now, as in Carboxylic acid the oxygen atom is not linked with 2 alkyl groups side by side. Therefore, it does not contain an ether bond.

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