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Definition of "centres" []

  • The midpoint of any line or figure, esp the point within a circle or sphere that is equidistant from any point on the circumference or surface (noun)
  • The point within a body through which a specified force may be considered to act, such as the centre of gravity (noun)
  • The point, axis, or pivot about which a body rotates (noun)
  • A point, area, or part that is approximately in the middle of a larger area or volume (noun)
  • A place at which some specified activity is concentrated (noun)
  • A person or thing that is a focus of interest (noun)
  • A place of activity or influence (noun)
  • A person, group, policy, or thing in the middle (noun)
  • A political party or group favouring moderation, esp the moderate members of a legislative assembly (noun)
  • (as modifier) (noun)
  • Any part of the central nervous system that regulates a specific function (noun)
  • A bar with a conical point upon which a workpiece or part may be turned or ground (noun)
  • A punch mark or small conical hole in a part to be drilled, which enables the point of the drill to be located accurately (noun)
  • A player who plays in the middle of the forward line (noun)
  • The act or an instance of passing the ball from a wing to the middle of the field, court, etc (noun)
  • The position of a player who jumps for the ball at the start of play (noun)
  • The player in this position (noun)
  • The ring around the bull's eye (noun)
  • A shot that hits this ring (noun)
  • To move towards, mark, put, or be at a centre (verb)
  • To focus or bring together (verb)
  • To have as a main point of view or theme (verb)
  • To adjust or locate (a workpiece or part) using a centre (verb)
  • To have as a centre (verb)
  • To pass (the ball) into the middle of the field or court (verb)
  • Plural form of centre. (noun)

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  • Third-person singular simple present indicative form of centre. (verb)

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Use "centres" in a sentence
  • "Getting to recycle them and raise money to help open youth cancer centres is even better."
  • "The main centres for trading are Sydney, Tokyo, London, Frankfurt and New York."
  • "Getting something done via the call centres is like wading through treacle wearing flippers and ball and chain."