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English definition of “centre”

centre

noun [C] (MIDDLE) UK (US center)     /ˈsen.tər/ US  /-t̬ɚ/
A2 the middle point or part: There was a large table in the centre of the room. the town centreCentres of objects centre of attention C2 the person or thing that everyone is most interested in and pays most attention to: She's the centre of attention everywhere she goes.Famous peopleImportant people and describing important people be at the centre of sth to be most involved in a situation: Mark was at the centre of the argument. A social worker was at the centre of the scandal.Taking part and getting involvedGetting involved for one's own benefit or against others' will
(Definition of centre noun (MIDDLE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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