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centre

[ sen-ter ]
/ ˈsɛn tər /
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noun, verb, cen·tred, cen·tring.Chiefly British.
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British Dictionary definitions for centre (1 of 2)

centre

US center

/ (ˈsɛntə) /

noun
verb

Word Origin for centre

C14: from Latin centrum the stationary point of a compass, from Greek kentron needle, from kentein to prick

British Dictionary definitions for centre (2 of 2)

Centre

noun
the Centre (ˈsɛntə) the sparsely inhabited central region of Australia
(French sɑ̃trə) a region of central France: generally low-lying; drained chiefly by the Rivers Loire, Loir, and Cher
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