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centre

See also: Centre, centré, and centrē

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle French centre, from Latin centrum, from Ancient Greek κέντρον (kéntron), from κεντεῖν (kenteîn, to prick, goad).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

centre (plural centres)

  1. UK, Ireland, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and South Africa spelling of center

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VerbEdit

centre (third-person singular simple present centres, present participle centring, simple past and past participle centred)

  1. UK, Ireland, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, and South Africa spelling of center

CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin centrum, from Ancient Greek κέντρον (kéntron), from κεντεῖν (kenteîn, to prick, goad)

NounEdit

centre m (plural centres)

  1. center (point in the interior of a circle)
  2. center (middle portion of something)
  3. center (place where some function or activity occurs)
  4. center (topic that is particularly important)
  5. downtown (business center of a city)

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EsperantoEdit

AdverbEdit

centre

  1. centrally

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin centrum.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

centre m (plural centres)

  1. centre, center
  2. (soccer) cross, specifically one directed into the penalty area

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LojbanEdit

EtymologyEdit

BrivlaEdit

centre

  1. m1=c1 is m2=c2 centimeter(s) / hundredth(s) of a meter [metric unit] in length (default 1) measured in direction m3=c3 by standard x4=m3.

Usage notesEdit

  • The Lojban word centre resembles the English one in spelling (but not pronunciation), and is therefore a false friend. Instead, the latter term translates to the gismu midju.

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PortugueseEdit

VerbEdit

centre

  1. first-person singular present subjunctive of centrar
  2. third-person singular present subjunctive of centrar
  3. first-person singular imperative of centrar
  4. third-person singular imperative of centrar

SpanishEdit

VerbEdit

centre

  1. Formal second-person singular (usted) imperative form of centrar.
  2. First-person singular (yo) present subjunctive form of centrar.
  3. Formal second-person singular (usted) present subjunctive form of centrar.
  4. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present subjunctive form of centrar.