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1 center (US) noun
or British centre /ˈsɛntɚ/
plural centers
1 center (US)
noun
or British centre /ˈsɛntɚ/
plural centers
Learner's definition of CENTER
[count] : the middle point or part of something
often used before another noun
[singular]
: a person or thing that is causing a lot of interest, argument, etc.
: the position of a person or thing that is causing a lot of interest, argument, etc.
◊ If you are at the center of things, you are closely involved in things that are happening.
[count] : a building or set of buildings used by the people of a city, town, area, etc., for a particular purpose
see also community center
[count] : a place where a particular activity happens
see also nerve center, shopping center
[count] : an area where many people live
[count] : the main part of a town or city where there are many stores, restaurants, offices, etc.
[singular] : the political position of people who support ideas that are not extreme : a moderate political position between the positions of people who are conservative and liberal
[count] sports : someone who plays a middle position on a team in sports like basketball, hockey, football, and soccer

front and center

see 2front

left, right, and centre

see 2left
2 center (US) verb
or British centre /ˈsɛntɚ/
centers; centered; centering
2 center (US)
verb
or British centre /ˈsɛntɚ/
centers; centered; centering
Learner's definition of CENTER
[+ object] : to place (something) in the middle of something often used as (be) centered
[no object] : to be mainly concerned about or involved with someone or something usually + around, round, on, or upon
[+ object] : to cause (something) to be mainly concerned about or involved with something usually + around, round, on, or upon,
[+ object] : to have the main or most important part of (something, such as an organization or activity) in or at a specified place usually used as (be) centered
see also centered
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