plural of center

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1 a thing or place that is of greatest importance to an activity or interest
  • a stretch of coastline that has long been the area's center of tourism

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2 an area or point that is an equal distance from all points along an edge or outer surface
  • the center of the earth

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present tense third-person singular 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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“Centers.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Sep. 2020.

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