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The difference is in the way that they defined acids and bases. The Bronsted Acid is a proton donor, and the Bronsted base definition is a proton acceptor. According to the Lewis definition, and acid is an electron pair acceptor, and a base is an electron pair donor.
There are two complementary definitions of acids and bases that are important: the Bronsted (or Bronsted-Lowry) definition: an acid is a proton (H+ ion) donor, and a base is a proton acceptor; the Lewis definition: an acid is an electron acceptor, and a base is an electron donor
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