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- (UK) IPA (key): /ˈsɛntə/, SAMPA: /"sEnt@/
- (US) IPA (key): /ˈsɛntɚ/, SAMPA: /"sEnt@`/
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- (countable) The centre of something, is the place that is as far from its outside as possible.
- The president and his problems continue to take centre stage in the news.
- She placed a flowers at the center of the table and then hurried off.
- (countable) A centre is a building, area, or group of people with a particular purpose.
- They have opened a large shopping centre in Taipei.
- The team was staying at the US Olympic training centre.
- Recently, Bahrain has become a major international banking centre.
- Scientists at the Centre for Disease Control have found a new virus.
- (countable) The town centre is the place in the town where most of the shops are.
- (countable) In politics, the centre is the position that is not politically right or left.
- (countable) In sports, a centre is a player who plays in the middle of the field, usually an attacker.
- centerist / centrist
- centred / centered
- centralise / centralize
- centralised / centralized
- centralisation / centralization
- (transitive) If you centre something, you move it towards the centre.