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centre British & World English

The point that is equally distant from every point on the circumference of a circle or sphere

Centre British & World English

A region of central France, including the cities of Orleans, Tours, and Chartres

centre English Thesaurus

the centre of the town

be centred in in centre British & World English

Occur mainly in or around (a specified place)

call centre British & World English

An office in which large numbers of telephone calls are handled, especially one providing the customer services functions of a large organization

centre back British & World English

A defender who plays in the middle of the field

centre bit British & World English

A drill bit with a central point and side cutters

centre half British & World English

Another term for centre back.

centre line British & World English

A real or imaginary line through the centre of something, especially one following an axis of symmetry

city centre British & World English

The central part or main business and commercial area of a city

cost centre British & World English

A part of an organization to which costs may be charged for accounting purposes

data centre British & World English

A large group of networked computer servers typically used by organizations for the remote storage, processing, or distribution of large amounts of data

day centre British & World English

A place providing care and recreation facilities for those who cannot be fully independent

dead centre British & World English

The exact centre of something

law centre British & World English

(In the UK) an independent publicly funded advisory service on legal matters

off-centre British & World English

Not quite in the centre of something

play centre British & World English

A place separate from school where children can play under supervision

town centre British & World English

The central part or main business and commercial area of a town

centre field British & World English

The central part of the outfield

centre punch British & World English

A tool consisting of a metal rod with a conical point for making an indentation, to allow a drill to make a hole at the same spot without slipping

centre spread British & World English

The two facing middle pages of a newspaper or magazine

centre stage British & World English

The centre of a stage

civic centre British & World English

The area in the centre of a town where municipal offices and other public buildings are situated

drop-in centre British & World English

A place run by a welfare agency or charity where people may call casually for advice or assistance

garden centre British & World English

An establishment where plants and gardening equipment are sold

hawker centre British & World English

(In South East Asia) a market at which individual vendors sell ready-to-eat food from small booths

health centre British & World English

A building or establishment housing local medical services or the practice of a group of doctors

music centre British & World English

A device that combines a radio and record or CD player

nerve centre British & World English

A group of closely connected nerve cells that perform a particular function; a ganglion

profit centre British & World English

A part of an organization with assignable revenues and costs and hence ascertainable profitability

remand centre British & World English

(In the UK and Canada) an institution in which people accused of a crime are held in custody while awaiting trial

speech centre British & World English

A region of the brain involved in the comprehension or production of speech

storm centre British & World English

The central point around which controversy or trouble happens

centre forward British & World English

An attacker who plays in the middle of the field

leisure centre British & World English

A large public building with many different sports and exercise facilities

Pompidou Centre British & World English

A modern art gallery, exhibition centre, and concert hall in Paris, designed by Sir Richard Rogers and the Italian architect Renzo Piano (b.1937) and opened in 1977

satiety centre British & World English

An area of the brain situated in the hypothalamus and concerned with the regulation of food intake

shopping centre British & World English

An area or complex of shops

shopping centre English Thesaurus

Florida's largest shopping centre has over 200 shops

attendance centre British & World English

(In the UK) a place to which young offenders are ordered by a court to report regularly for a set period, as a minor penalty

Beaubourg Centre British & World English

Another name for Pompidou Centre.

centre of mass British & World English

A point representing the mean position of the matter in a body or system

community centre British & World English

A place where people from a particular neighbourhood can meet for social events, education classes, or recreational activities


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