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centre

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centre
center (US)
[ˈsentəʳ]
noun
1 (middle) centro (m); [of chocolate] relleno (m)
in the centre en el centro
He hit the target right in the centre
the man at the centre of the controversy el hombre sobre el que gira la polémica
2 (focus) centro (m)
the centre of attention el centro de atención; the centre of attraction el centro de atracción; a centre of intrigue un centro de intrigas
3 (place for specific activity) centro (m)
...an adult education centre ...a law centre
health centre centro (m) de salud; centro (m) médico
4 (Pol) centro (m)
He has moved towards the centre ...a party of the centre
5 (Dep) (player, kick) centro (m)
transitive verb
1 (place in centre) centrar
2 (Dep) [+ball] pasar al centro; centrar
3 (concentrate) concentrar;on en
intransitive verb
to centre (a)round/in/on concentrarse en; [+hopes etc] cifrarse en
modifier
centre court (n) (Tennis) pista (f) central
centre forward (n) (Dep) (delanteroadelantera (m) (f)) centro (m);a delantera
centre of gravity (n) centro (m) de gravedad
centre party (n) (Pol) partido (m) centrista
centre spread (n) (Britain) (Press) páginas (f) centrales
centre stage (n) (Teat) centro (m) del escenario
Nuclear proliferation has returned to centre stage in international affairs
to take centre stage adquirir protagonismo; pasar a un primer plano
A shy man, he was content for others to take centre stage Britain will take centre stage in Europe as Mr Major takes the Community presidency for six months
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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