center

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈsɛntər/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈsɛntɚ/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(sentər)


WordReference English Collocations © 2020

center

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. a [shopping, fitness, business] center
  2. [in, at] a [health] center
  3. in the city center
  4. in the dead center of [town, New York State]
  5. the center of [crime, art, science] (in America)
  6. the center of [gravity, mass]
  7. center of the [circle, square]
  8. [measure, calculate] from the center
  9. in the center of the [room, town]
  10. a center for [health, research, trade, education]
  11. a center for the [blind, deaf, poor]
  12. works in a call center
  13. always [has, wants] to be the center of attention
  14. is at the center of the [issue, problem]
  15. hit the [goal, target, penalty] right in the center
  16. plays center for the [basketball, college] team
  17. chocolate with a [caramel, orange, cream, liqueur] center
v
  1. center the [text, image]
  2. center the image on the [screen, page]
  3. center the image to the [text, paragraph]
  4. centered around [education, hunger, politics]
  5. the [discussion, debate, protest] was centered around [education]
  6. the [discussion] (was) centered on [education]
  7. center [yourself, your mind, your thoughts]
  8. center and focus yourself
  9. centered in [Miami, Germany]
  10. centered around [students, employees]
  11. the [conference, meeting, workshop] was centered around [students]
  12. center the crosshairs
  13. center your attention on
  14. centered the ball to [the striker, the attacker, his teammate]
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