carboxylic acid plus alcohol yields ester plus water.

It is an organic substitution reaction

wot type of reaction is this

CH3CO2H + C6H5CH2OH---------------> CH3COOCH2C6H5 + water

is it like a substitution or like an addition or wot?

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