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Definition of "centrepiece" [centrepiece]

  • An ornament to be placed in the centre, as of a table, ceiling, etc. (noun)
  • A central article or figure. (noun)

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Use "centrepiece" in a sentence
  • "I hear the centrepiece is a Texan writer who will descend and will be recognised instantly as the messiah in baby form, with a little cherub’s wings and pink lipstick."
  • "The centrepiece is a rally on Saturday against the building of a large, domed mosque, with two 55m (177ft) minarets, in the city’s heavily immigrant Ehrenfeld district."
  • "The centrepiece is a scale model referencing the English physicist Michael Faraday, baroque music and local butterflies; it consists of a mechanical flower cutter, triggered by a recording of Bach to cut a maze in a bed of genetically modified pansies."