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'centre' - used as an adjective
1. equally distant from the extremes
2. of or belonging to neither the right nor the left politically or intellectually

'centre' - used as a noun
3. a low-lying region in central France
4. an area that is approximately central within some larger region
it is in the centre of town
5. the piece of ground in the outfield directly ahead of the catcher
he hit the ball to deep centre
6. the position of the player on the line of scrimmage who puts the ball in play
it is a centre's responsibility to get the football to the quarterback
7. politically moderate persons; centrists
8. a point equidistant from the ends of a line or the extremities of a figure
9. (ice hockey) the person who plays center on a hockey team
10. mercantile establishment consisting of a carefully landscaped complex of shops representing leading merchandisers; usually includes restaurants and a convenient parking area; a modern version of the traditional marketplace
11. a place where some particular activity is concentrated
they received messages from several centres
12. (basketball) the person who plays center on a basketball team
13. the middle of a military or naval formation
they had to reinforce the centre
14. the sweet central portion of a piece of candy that is enclosed in chocolate or some other covering
15. the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience
16. the position on a hockey team of the player who participates in the face off at the beginning of the game
17. a cluster of nerve cells governing a specific bodily process
in most people the speech centre is in the left hemisphere
18. the object upon which interest and attention focuses
his stories made him the centre of the party
19. (football) the person who plays center on the line of scrimmage and snaps the ball to the quarterback
the centre fumbled the handoff
20. a building dedicated to a particular activity
they were raising money to build a new centre for research
21. a position on a basketball team of the player who participates in the jump that starts the game

'centre' - used as a verb
22. move into the center
That vase in the picture is not centred
23. center upon
Her entire attention centred on her children
24. direct one's attention on something

derived forms
1. Centre / Plural
centres
2. Centre / Past
centred
3. Centre / Third Person
centres
4. Centre / Present Participle
centring
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