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centre (British English) also: center (American English)
British English: /ˈsɛntə/
American English: /ˈsɛn(t)ər/

Translation of centre in Italian:


  • 1 (middle) in the centre
    nel centro
    I live near the centre of London
    vivo vicino al centro di Londra
    town centre o city centre sweets with soft centres
    caramelle ripiene
    before n (aisle, lane, line, section)
    in mezzo
  • 2 (focus) to be at the centre of a campaign, row
    essere al centro di una campagna, di una lite
    to be the centre of attention
    essere al centro dell'attenzione

transitive verb

  • 3 (Sport)to centre the ball
    centrare (la palla) o fare un traversone

intransitive verb

  • (focus)
    accentrarsi, concentrarsi (in in)


left, right and centre

(everywhere) da tutte le parti o a destra e a manca
(indiscriminately) (criticize, spend money)
a destra e a manca

Phrasal verbs

centre around:

1 centre around [something]
(activities, person)
incentrarsi su
(people, industry)
concentrarsi intorno a (town)
(life, plans, thoughts)
essere imperniato su, ruotare intorno a (holidays, person, work)
concentrarsi su, riguardare (conditions, pay)
2 centre [something] around (person)
concentrare [qualcosa] su (feelings, thoughts)

centre on

centre upon:

centre on [something] (activities, feelings, thoughts, work)
concentrarsi su (person, problem, subject)
Definition of centre in:
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