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English definition of “locus”

locus

noun [C] uk   /ˈləʊ.kəs/ us    /ˈloʊ-/ (plural loci) formal
the place where something happens or the central area of interest in something being discussed: The locus of decision-making is sometimes far from the government's offices.
(Definition of locus from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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