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What is esterification reaction

What is esterification reaction ? Give example.
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RCOOH+HOR'-->RCOOR'+H2O
Formation of ester due to reaction between carboxylic acid and alcohol is called as esterification.
CH3COOH+HOC2H5--->CH3COOC2H5+H2O
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Carboxylic acid + alcohol
-ester+H2O. The forward reaction is called esterification and the back ward reaction is called sapunification or hydrolysis.
CH3COOH+OHC2H5---CH3COOC2H5+H2O
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When carboxylic acid reacts with alcohol it gives Easter with water and d general form of dis eqn is
R-COOH R'-OH ----> R-COO-R' H2O
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