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centre

EN[ˈsen.tə(ɹ)] [ˈsɛn.tɚ] [ˈsɛ.ɾ̃ɚ] [ˈsɪɾ̃ɚ] [-ɛntə(r)]
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WCentre
FR centre

    Definition of centre in English Dictionary

  • NounPLcentresPREcen-
    1. (British, Canadian, Irish, South African, Australian and New Zealand) Alternative spelling of center.
    2. VerbSGcentresPRcentringPRcentreingPT, PPcentred
      1. (British, Canadian, Irish, South African, Australian and New Zealand) Alternative spelling of center.
      2. More Examples
        1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
          • The hosts flew out of the traps and with Scott Parker and Mark Noble working beautifully together in tandem in the centre of their midfield they began to exert serious pressure on Foster's goal.
          • As a test for centrophobia, we measured the time fish spent in the centre of the tank in the horizontal plane.
          • The portable spectrophotogoniometer of the Centre for Research and Restoration of the French Museums (C2RMF, Paris) was used for the investigations.
        2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
          • Centre Shontayne Hape scored two tries for England before the break, while Georgia number eight Dimitri Basilaia touched down to make it 17-10 at half-time.
          • Centre of scutellum antero-mesally, caudad of scutoscutellar sulcus and at each side of lateral margins usually with greyish or creamy patches (Fig 3A and 3C ).
        3. Used in the Ending of Sentence
          • We encourage the use of bicycles in the town centre.
          • He was afraid to get in with the cat because there was nowhere to push the snow, and as there was no side to push it to, he was afraid of getting high centred.
          • Any two diameters of a circle intersect each other at the centre.
      • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
        1. Nouns
          • Countable nouns
          • Verbs
          Related Links:
          1. fr centre
          2. en centrepiece
          3. en centreboard
          4. fr centrez
          5. en centred
          Source: Wiktionary
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          Meaning of centre for the defined word.

          Grammatically, this word "centre" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun. It's also a verb.
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