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Borrowed from Latin centrum (centre), from Ancient Greek κέντρον (kéntron, centre of a circle, thorn).

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Zentrum n (genitive Zentrums, plural Zentren)

  1. center, centre; central point
    Synonyms: Mitte, Mittelpunkt, Kern, Hauptsache
    Antonyms: Rand, Hülle, Oberfläche, Peripherie, Nebensache
  2. (politics) the centre, the moderate political parties
  3. (politics) the Centre Party, a Catholic political party in pre-war Germany
  4. (mathematics) the centre of a group, ring, Lie algebra, etc.
  5. (chess) the spaces d4, d5, e4, e5 on a chessboard

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