Definitions and translations for "centre"

Definition of centre

Pronunciation
Noun
1. A building dedicated to a particular activity.
They were raising money to build a new center for research.
2. The object upon which interest and attention focuses.
His stories made him the center of the party.
3. A cluster of nerve cells governing a specific bodily process.
In most people the speech center is in the left hemisphere.
4. The choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience.
The gist of the prosecutor's argument.
The heart and soul of the Republican Party.
The nub of the story.
5. The sweet central portion of a piece of candy that is enclosed in chocolate or some other covering.
6. 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.
7. A point equidistant from the ends of a line or the extremities of a figure.
8. A place where some particular activity is concentrated.
They received messages from several centers.
9. A low-lying region in central France.
Verb
10. Direct one's attention on something.
Please focus on your studies and not on your hobbies.
11. Move into the center.
That vase in the picture is not centered.
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English - English - centre

Pronunciation
n. middle, midpoint, place located in the middle (British spelling for center)
n. center, middle; focus; unit; focusing
v. center

English - Spanish - centre

Pronunciation
s. Centro, en el medio (como en center)

Spanish - English - centre

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[centrar] v. center

English - French - centre

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n. centre, milieu

English - German - centre

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[center] v. zentrieren, einmitteln
n. Mitte, Mittelpunkt, Zentrum (andere Schreibweise für center)

English - Indonesian - centre

Pronunciation
n. pusat, penengah, titik pusat, sentrum, ligas, bagian tengah, tengah, pumpunan, penyerang tengah, senter
v. memusatkan, menyenter, berkisi, menempatkan di tengah-tengah

English - Italian - centre

Pronunciation
s. centro, mezzo

English - Polish - centre

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n. środek, centrum, ośrodek, krążyna, skupisko
v. środkować, ześrodkować się, scentrować, skupiać się

English - Portuguese - centre

Pronunciation
s. centro, meio (ortografia britânica)

English - Romanian - centre

Pronunciation
n. centru, mijloc, punct central, cintru {constr.}, focar, inimă, sediu, cuib
v. aşeza în centru, concentra, centra, centrui {tehn.}

English - Russian - centre

Pronunciation
с. центр, середина, средняя точка, средоточие; ось, стержень; центральный игрок; угольник, шаблон; кернер

English - Turkish - centre

Pronunciation
i. göbek, merkez, orta, ılımlı kimse, ılımlı politik görüş, odak, orta alan, orta alan oyuncusu, santra, kemer inşaat desteği, punta, sente, kubbe inşaat desteği

English - Ukrainian - centre

Pronunciation
n. центр, середина, центральний: центральна точка, осереддя, будинок, вісь, стрижень, точка: середня точка тіла, лідер, керівник, центр землі, мішень: внутрішнє кільце мішені, гравець центру, осередок
v. концентрувати, зосереджувати, центр: розташовувати в центрі, центрувати, помічати кернером, спиратися, базуватися

French - English - centre

Pronunciation
(m) n. center, middle; focus; unit; focusing

Portuguese - English - centre

Pronunciation
[centrar] v. center, middle

English - Dutch - centre

Pronunciation
zn. centrum, midden, middelpunt

English - Greek - centre

Pronunciation
ουσ. κέντρο

French - Spanish - centre

Pronunciation
1. (ville) centro (m)
2. (importance) centro (m); foco (m)
3. (milieu) medio (m); centro (m) 4. (coeur) centro (m); núcleo (m); corazón (m)

French - German - centre

Pronunciation
n. mitte, stadtmitte, schaltstelle, flanke, mittelpunkt, zentrum, heim, geschäftszentrum, mittel

French - Italian - centre

Pronunciation
1. (ville) centro (m)
2. (importance) fulcro (m)
3. (milieu) mezzo (m); centro (m) 4. (coeur) centro (m); nucleo (m); cuore (m)

French - Portuguese - centre

Pronunciation
1. (ville) centro (m)
2. (importance) foco (m); centro (m)
3. (milieu) meio (m); centro (m) 4. (coeur) centro (m); coração (m); cerne (m); âmago (m)

French - Russian - centre

Pronunciation
n. центр (m), центральный: центральная точка (m), середина (m), средоточие (m), фокусировка (m), узловой пункт (m), узел (m), база (m), центровой: центровое отверстие (тех.) (m), ядро (тех.) (m)

French - Turkish - centre

Pronunciation
[le] özek, merkez, orta

French - Dutch - centre

Pronunciation
1. (ville) centrum (n); binnenstad (m/f)
2. (importance) middelpunt (n)
3. (milieu) midden (n); centrum (n) 4. (coeur) kern (m/f); binnenste (n); hart (n); middelpunt (n)

English - Arabic - centre

Pronunciation
‏مركز، محور، قلب، وسط‏
‏حدد، حدد مركز، ركز‏

English - Chinese - centre

Pronunciation
(名) 中心, 中锋, 中心点 (center 的另一种写法)

English - Chinese - centre

Pronunciation
[center] (動) 集中; 定中心; 使聚集在一點; 居中; 被置於中心; 有中心

English - Hindi - centre

Pronunciation
n. केंद्र, मध्यविंदु
v. केंदित करना, केंद्रीभूत करना, केंद्रीय करना, केंद्रीय होना, केंद्रस्थ करना, केंद्रस्थ होना, एकत्रित करना

English - Japanese - centre

Pronunciation
(名) 中央, 中心, 中央に位地する場所(center とも綴る)
(動) 集中する; 中心に置く; センターへパスする

English - Korean - centre

Pronunciation
명. 중심, 중앙, 중심지, 중앙 부대, 중도파, 홍예틀, 속, 중

English - Vietnamese - centre

Pronunciation
n. tâm, tâm điểm, chổ chính giữa, trung khu, trung bộ, trục, đầu nhọn của máy, tập trung, tụ hợp, trung tâm, vai trung phong, vòng bán nguyệt, trung ương, trọng tâm, trung tâm điểm
v. kiến xây cung
a. tụ tập
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Verb forms for centre
Present participle: centring
Present: centre (3.person: centres)
Past: centred
Future: will centre
Present conditional: would centre
Present Perfect: have centred (3.person: has centred)
Past Perfect: had centred
Future Perfect: will have centred
Past conditional: would have centred