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centre

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Noun centre has 7 senses
  1. Centre - a low-lying region in central France
    --1 is a kind of
    French region
    --1 is a part of France, French Republic
  2. center, centre, middle, heart, eye - an area that is approximately central within some larger region; "it is in the center of town"; "they ran forward into the heart of the struggle"; "they were in the eye of the storm"
    --2 is a kind of area, country
    --2 has particulars:
     center stage, centre stage; city center, city centre, central city; storm center, storm centre; financial center; hub; inner city; medical center; midfield; seat; City of London, the City; midstream
  3. center, centre, midpoint - a point equidistant from the ends of a line or the extremities of a figure
    --3 is a kind of point
    --3 has particulars:
     bight; center of curvature, centre of curvature; bowels; bull's eye, bull; center of gravity, centre of gravity; center of mass, centre of mass; core; navel, navel point; nombril; core; nucleus; nucleus
    Derived form: verb centre1
  4. center, centre - a place where some particular activity is concentrated; "they received messages from several centers"
    --4 is a kind of place, property
    --4 has particulars: nerve center, nerve centre
  5. center, centre - the sweet central portion of a piece of candy that is enclosed in chocolate or some other covering
    --5 is a kind of sweet, confection, confectionery
    --5 is a substance of chocolate candy
  6. center, centre, nerve center, nerve centre - a cluster of nerve cells governing a specific bodily process; "in most people the speech center is in the left hemisphere"
    --6 is a kind of neural structure
    --6 has particulars:
     auditory center; rhinencephalon, olfactory brain; Broca's area, Broca's center, Broca's gyrus, Broca's convolution, convolution of Broca; Wernicke's area, Wernicke's center; superior colliculus; inferior colliculus; respiratory center
  7. center, centre - a building dedicated to a particular activity; "they were raising money to build a new center for research"
    --7 is a kind of building, edifice
    --7 has particulars:
     burn center; call center, call centre; community center, civic center; conference center, conference house; control center; research center, research facility; service club; settlement house; student center
Verb centre has 2 senses
  1. center, centre - move into the center; "That vase in the picture is not centered"
    --1 is one way to move, displace
    Derived form: noun centre3
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  2. concentrate, focus, center, centre, pore, rivet - direct one's attention on something; "Please focus on your studies and not on your hobbies"
    --2 is one way to think, cogitate, cerebrate
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s on something
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