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Meaning of “centre” - Learner’s Dictionary

centre

noun UK ( US center)     /ˈsentər/
MIDDLE [C]
A2 the middle point or part of something: She stood in the centre of the room. Cars are not allowed in the town centre.Centres of objects
PLACE [C]
A2 a place or a building used for a particular activity: a health/advice centre a centre for the homelessPublic buildings
BUSINESS [C]
a place where a lot of a particular activity or business takes place: an industrial centrePublic buildings
POLITICAL [no plural] ( also the centre)
a political position with opinions that are not extreme: His political views are left of centre.Political movements and groups
be the centre of attention
to receive more attention than anyone or anything else →  See also community centre , garden centre , shopping centre Attention-seeking, distracting and showing off
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