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"hub" in British English

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hubnoun [C]

uk   us   /hʌb/

hub noun [C] (CENTRAL PART)

the ​central or ​mainpart of something where there is most ​activity: The City of London is the hub of the UK's ​financialworld. The ​computerdepartment is at the hub of the company's ​operations.

hub noun [C] (WHEEL)

the ​centralpart of a ​wheel into which the spokes (= ​barsconnecting the ​centralpart to the ​outeredge of the ​wheel) are ​fixed
(Definition of hub from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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hubnoun [C]

 us   /hʌb/
the ​centralpart of something, esp. of a ​wheel, or a ​center of ​activity: Chicago is a ​majortransportation hub, with the ​busiestairport in the US.
(Definition of hub from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"hub" in Business English

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hubnoun [C]

uk   us   /hʌb/
the ​central or ​mainpart of something, where there is most ​activity: Property ​rentals in Mumbai, India's commercial hub, are the ​highest in the ​world. New Orleans has traditionally been the financial hub of southeast Louisiana.
IT a ​machine that ​connects several ​computers together: an ethernet hub
TRANSPORT →  hub airport
at/in the hub of things in the ​place where things ​happen and decisions are taken: It's that ​kind of ​attitude that will ​keep him in the hub of things for quite some ​time.
(Definition of hub from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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