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centerpiece

noun cen·ter·piece \-ˌpēs\

: a decoration (such as a group of flowers) that is placed in the center of a table

: the most important part of something

Full Definition of CENTERPIECE

1
:  an object occupying a central position; especially :  an adornment in the center of a table
2
:  one that is of central importance or interest in a larger whole <the centerpiece of a political agenda>

Examples of CENTERPIECE

  1. <resolution of the original dispute became the centerpiece of the negotiations>

First Known Use of CENTERPIECE

1803

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