central

UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈsɛntrəl/

US:USA pronuncation: IPAUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈsɛntrəl/

US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(adj. sentrəl; n. sen träl; Sp. sen träl)


Inflections of 'central' (nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.): nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors.": centrals

central
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Sense: Adjective: main
Synonyms:
main , primary , principal , overriding , predominant, foremost , dominant, premier , chief , important , focal
Sense: Adjective: fundamental
Synonyms:
fundamental , necessary , essential , paramount , key , pivotal , most significant, most important, basic , base , elemental
Antonyms:
inconsequential, unimportant, insignificant, trivial , secondary
Sense: Adjective: situated at the center
Synonyms:
halfway , middle , mid , midway, midmost, median, medium , medial, inside , inner , interior, innermost, inmost, middlemost, equidistant, centric, in the middle, in the center (US), in the centre (UK), at the center (US), at the centre (UK), centrally located, centrally placed
Antonyms:
peripheral, outer , exterior, outside , side
Sense: Adjective: moderate in politics
Synonyms:
moderate , centrist, middle-of-the-road (informal), intermediate , centralized, centralised (UK)
Sense: Noun: base
Synonyms:
capital , center (US), centre (UK), hub , base , mecca, heart , core , nexus

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