Meaning of “centre” - Learner’s Dictionary

centre

noun UK (US center) uk us /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.
PLACE [ C ]

A2 a place or a building used for a particular activity:

a health/advice centre
a centre for the homeless
BUSINESS [ C ]

a place where a lot of a particular activity or business takes place:

an industrial centre
POLITICAL [ no plural ] (also the centre)

a political position with opinions that are not extreme:

His political views are left of centre.
be the centre of attention

to receive more attention than anyone or anything else

→ See also community centre , garden centre , shopping centre

(Definition of “centre noun” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)