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centre meaning

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 suggestion was to medialise the centre of rotation in order to increase the lever arm of the deltoid.
          • The dershanes are very popular in Turkey, with 3,800 of the centres catering for 1.2 million students hoping to win a place in top schools and universities.
          • Moore said Lemaire used centres more like third defencemen, while Leaf coach Ron Wilson likes his centres to forecheck.
        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.
          • The pristine lawn was punctuated only by the single apple tree in the centre.
          • 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 centres
          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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