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centering

verb
present participle of center

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1 to bring (something) to a central point or under a single control
  • centered administrative duties under the command of a single person

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2 to fix (as one's attention) steadily toward a central objective
  • the students centered their attention on final exams

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“Centering.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/centering. Accessed 18 Jan. 2021.

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