centricity

noun cen·tric·i·ty \ sen-ˈtri-sə-tē \
|Updated on: 3 Jun 2018

Definition of centricity

: the quality or state of being centric : a position of central prominence or importance
  • the centricity of the family in Western values
  • One other explanation for New York's growing centricity in world music lies in its growing world centricity.
  • —John Rockwell
  • Travel managers are calling this the age of traveler centricity, and apps from Uber, the ride-hailing service, and similar innovations are increasingly part of it.
  • —Jad Mouawad
  • patient/customer centricity

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1778

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