Definition of center of excellence
- The university is becoming a center of excellence for genetic engineering.
: the point around which a circle or sphere is described
: a point, area, person, or thing that is most important or pivotal in relation to an indicated activity, interest, or condition
: to place or fix at or around a center or central area
: to give a central focus or basis
: to adjust (things, such as lenses) so that the axes coincide
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