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centernoun [C]

 us   /ˈsen·tər/

center noun [C] (MIDDLE)

the middle point or part: She stood in the center of the stage. politics & government In politics, the center is a set of opinions that are not extreme. In some sports, esp. football and basketball , a center on a team is a player whose position is between other players or in the center.

center noun [C] (PLACE)

a building or set of buildings having a particular purpose, or a place connected with a particular activity: a shopping center the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts New York is a center for the arts.

centerverb [T]

 us   /ˈsen·tər/

center verb [T] (MIDDLE)

to put something in the center: The headings should be centered on the page.
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