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English definition of “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 homeless Public 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 centreAttention-seeking, distracting and showing off
(Definition of centre noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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