cen·​tric·​i·​ty sen-ˈtri-sə-tē How to pronounce centricity (audio)
: 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

Examples of centricity in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web By prioritizing customer centricity, creating immersive retail experiences, and recognizing the enduring significance of brick-and-mortar stores, the company will likely continue to redefine the boundaries of luxury bedding. Brin Snelling, Forbes, 20 Feb. 2024 Customer centricity is pivotal in net-zero future GenAI will leave last generation online bots in the dust, providing a far more satisfying customer experience that boosts revenue for energy providers while lowering costs for customers and energy consumption worldwide. Susan Galer, Forbes, 13 Feb. 2024 In some pharmaceutical companies, the evolution from fielding modest patient advocacy relations teams tasked with seeking patient engagement to restructuring entire R&D and business functions around patient centricity has played out in less than a decade. Anthony Yanni, STAT, 20 Mar. 2022 Mazda’s approach to safety keeps human centricity at its core, implementing vital features that not only keep a single driver safe, but keep other drivers on the road safe, too. Mara Balagtas McIlwrath, Car and Driver, 1 June 2023 And because of that, the sort of culture of work centricity or what my colleague Derek Thompson calls workism, is on full display on this country. Taylor Wilson, USA TODAY, 7 May 2023 Considering emerging and biggest business trends, the year 2023 might be a year of employee centricity and digitalization. Marianella Manzur, Forbes, 13 Feb. 2023 This clarity of focus underlies their success and is a reminder of the importance of patient centricity amid market complexity. Lauren McHugh Olende, Quartz, 14 Mar. 2023 Although always compelling and sometimes mesmerizing, Filmmakers for the Prosecution has a major flaw — the Schulberg-centricity of the documentary sleights the contributions of the rest of the Field Photo team, most notably Commander E. Ray Kellogg, the Shulbergs’ immediate superior. Thomas Doherty, The Hollywood Reporter, 4 Feb. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1778, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of centricity was in 1778

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“Centricity.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/centricity. Accessed 15 Apr. 2024.

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